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Overheard in London: this week’s #wordonthestreet

‘I’m not really hunter-gatherer material.’

‘Who is this General Waste?’

‘I’ve been to the Planetarium high a few times now, and I tell you what: that’s a struggle.’

‘WhatsApp is all I really need in this life.’

‘It’s quite artificial, my intelligence.’

‘I feel “The Weakest Link” led to Brexit happening.’

‘Don’t forget to bring your hairdryer to dry out the sheep.’

‘Why is that TV shaped like a box?’

‘No, dude, elderflower is not beta at all.’

‘I’m like a homing pigeon, but for food.’

‘I couldn’t go to brunch with her ’cos I was milking my almonds.’

‘You might want to get that checked out. Sepsis is a big trend at the moment.’

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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