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Overheard in London: this week’s #wordonthestreet

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‘The school may have a good Ofsted rating but my child is still blowing on someone else’s recorder.’

‘Don’t be ridiculous. Tea is obviously so much better than BDSM.’

‘Some people have break-up sex. You just make break-up cakes.’

‘Every time I hear “Mmmbop” I put my hair in a middle parting and literally think I’m Hanson.’

‘I’ve been offered a job in a vineyard in… what’s that country near Australia?’

‘I don’t do grocery shopping. Ocado does it.’

‘I know why I’m so tired: I was up all night reading Jackie Collins.’

‘…and when I say they’re my classy friends, I just mean they don’t do ket.’

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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