I met a girl in east L.A
In floral shorts as sweet as May
East LA is known for having the largest Hispanic popultion in the US so she most likely met a Hispanic woman.
This line also establishes the subject matter of the song. It’s about Gaga loving a girl, and there’s a spice of exoticness to accomplish it.
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