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Overheard in London: this week’s #wordonthestreet

James Manning

‘If it’s a short platform, how are small people going to get off the train?’

‘I know who Santa is... Santa is Amazon!’

‘OMG, are diamonds recyclable?!’

‘I bet salmon do have breasts.’

‘I’m really lucky my family aren’t complete fascists.’

‘Just get me something wanky and expensive for Christmas – I’m sure I’ll love it.’

‘Oh no, I missed Sausage Week! Story of my life.’

‘It’s the perfect place to buy gifts for people you don’t really like.’

‘I’m having a finger picnic!’

‘I just don’t understand anyone who wears anything less than Heat Tech constantly.’

Every week you share the weird things you’ve overheard in London. Above, a few perplexing snippets from the past seven days (plus the bit before Christmas). Don’t forget to tweet us your own!

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