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Overheard in London: this week’s #wordonthestreet

By Time Out London editors

‘He looked horrified at the idea of a courgette entering his domain.’

‘No one will steal our bags – they’re all vegan here.’

‘I don’t really fancy the idea of being on eccies in a hot tub.’

‘Can you milk a cat?’

‘Bullet trains are cooler than Pikachu, I guess.’

‘I really want to go on “Strictly”. What would be easier: becoming a professional dancer or a celebrity?’

‘He’s all fart and no shit.’

‘No one gets hurt making anime porn.’

‘It’s like saying “I hope my knickers don’t show in these shorts” and then bending over and doing a headstand.’

‘In the future we’ll all be in glass jars living in Google Street View.’

‘That was a thousand percent out of ten.’

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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