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Overheard in London: this week’s #wordonthestreet

By Time Out London editors

‘Church is open, right, ’cos Halloween is the Devil’s birthday, yeah?’

‘What is it with people eating chicken in music videos at the moment?’

‘I’m not gluten-intolerant, I’m gluten-prejudiced.’

‘Guys, his cheekbones could cut steak.’

‘I’m vegan. I don’t eat anything that casts a shadow.’

‘He is heavily into very niche, intense hazing parties.’

‘My God, we had a lot of sex. I feel like my internal organs are all jumbled up.’

‘You can always tell how posh someone is by the size of their umbrella.’

‘The only thing worse than putting a label on it, when you talk about putting a label on it, is not putting a label on it.’

‘An ant is like a spider with an extra body.’ 

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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