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Overheard in London: this week’s #wordonthestreet

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Time Out London editors

‘Why is the line so long for that restaurant? Must be vegan.’

‘I’m just hoping my baby’s attractive so it can be a child model and earn me money.’

‘Okay, so we need to get the Elephant & Circus line three stops. That’s the grey one.’

‘Can I just say: I stink of rubber.’

‘My friend works in a shop. One day Marilyn Monroe walked in.’

‘When did burrata become the new mozzarella?’

‘I love how much love there is for pineapples this year.’

‘It’s so shvitz I’m going to put my sheitel in a ponytail.’

‘When I die, I want someone to take my ashes and turn me into an Etch A Sketch.’

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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