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Overheard in London: this week’s #wordonthestreet

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‘My hair grows so fast I think it’s vegan.’

‘It’s not a bloody barbecue if it runs on gas – that’s just an oven!’

‘Gareth has developed a slightly worrying coke problem since moving to London.’

‘So how was the trip? Who’s got chlamydia?’

‘I don’t need to visit Madame Tussauds – I’m my own waxwork.’

‘I’m so fucking tired of people in this fucking city forcing me to question the structural integrity of my Pret bag.’

‘Please don’t have a baby just so your friends can hold it.’

‘He made me sit through an irrelevant meeting, so I got my own back by taking a photo of his disgusting belly.’

‘I just don’t see how anyone could take themselves seriously in a hat.’

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!

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