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Londoners reveal their most valuable London life lessons

James Manning
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James Manning

We asked: what’s the best life lesson London has taught you? Here are some of your best pearls of city-living wisdom…

‘Always ask the existing tenants about mice infestations.’

‘Don’t stand on the left side of anything.’

‘How to brunch.’

‘Open-toe sandals are for holidays only.’

‘Eating lunch at Pret every day will result in bankruptcy and obesity.’

‘Don’t ever let the weather determine your mood, or you’ll be grumpy most of the time.’

‘You aren’t an alcoholic if everyone else drinks too.’

‘I can now predict when my period is going to start, based purely on how angry I get with people on the tube who don’t allow passengers off the train first. It’s incredibly useful.’

‘Chicken is life.’

 Now here are 31 reasons Londoners love London.

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