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Overheard in London: this week’s #wordonthestreet

By Time Out London editors

‘It’s harder to swim through yoghurt than water, though, obviously.’

‘There’s a time and a place for a Mars bar.’

‘Tower Bridge is London Bridge, just by a different name.’

‘This is my friend Nazareth, as in “Jesus of Nazareth”.’

‘I’d love to have a bed of banana bread to lie on. With sheets, obvs.’

‘I have more interests than just ducks, you know.’

‘She left all the quinoa in the sink!’

‘I’ve just been going to the gym for the air con.’

‘I’m not too sure about Subway. Too much roll involved.’

‘Is this Park Lane? Because on the Monopoly board Park Lane is expensive, and this doesn’t look expensive to me.’ 

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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