Overheard in London: this week’s #wordonthestreet

James Manning
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James Manning
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‘Who touches other people’s body parts nowadays?’

‘Never trust a person who doesn’t use apostrophes.’

‘We named her Stella. Yeah, after the lager.’

‘I can’t drink merlot because it reminds me of church.’

‘I’ve got a geography A level and some colouring pencils. Get it done.’

‘I think I’m going to get a hair transplant on my legs.’

‘I made a Nick Jonas Facebook account and married it.’

‘I want sacred love – I don’t want dick pics.’

‘Come on, babe, let’s pick out your butt plug.’

‘I can tell she’s a lesbian because she eats kiwi fruit with the skin on.’

‘I was so drunk last night I went home with a Zone 5.’ 

Every week you share the weird things you’ve overheard in London. Above, a few perplexing snippets from the past seven days – don’t forget to tweet us your own!

Overheard last week

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