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Overheard in London: this week’s #wordonthestreet

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Time Out London editors

‘I often fantasise about being a labrador in a middle-class family.’

‘I’m standing in front of a pub called “Fine Stouts & Ales”.’

‘Well, what are the perks of being a nun?’

‘I just don’t like dogs. I think they’ve got agendas.’

‘I thought your thigh gap was your vagina.’

‘It’s been a year since I had steak tartare.’

‘Did you tell her three inches was enough?’

‘I can’t have sex with someone who’s been on a scooter as an adult.’

‘Having avocado nipples doesn’t make you a feminist.’

‘I am a vegetarian, remember? I only eat fish in emergencies.’

‘I reviewed my bin on Tesco dot com because I love it so much – and ten people found it helpful!’

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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