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Overheard in London: this week’s #wordonthestreet

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‘I taught my 52-year-old husband how to crack an egg this week. He’s now a scrambled eggspert.’

‘A new guy that I’m seeing stayed over. I haven’t farted in 24 hours!’

‘This would’ve been nerdy before. But in 2018, everyone’s an orc.’

‘I thought someone was trying to send my dog a dick pic.’

‘I thought I’d found Mark Darcy, but he was actually just a massive Daniel Cleaver.’

‘The way technology’s going, we’ll have a shrink ray pretty soon.’

‘My boyfriend is allergic to my three favourite things: peanut butter, cats and ket.’

‘I’d just rather have clean hair than get into Berghain.’

‘Porridge is a thing! People keep loving porridge!’

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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