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Overheard in London: this week’s #wordonthestreet

By Time Out London editors

‘I think more people would be vegan if it wasn’t for vegans.’

‘Do my fingers smell of fish or lemons?’

‘Brussels sprouts are basically cabbage embryos.’

‘I hope I took my Santa earrings off responsibly last night.’

‘People do say I have a resting nice face.’

‘What is a Rotary Club? Is it to do with chicken?’

‘We’re not 14 any more – we queue properly!’

‘I’ve started working for a start-up. They’ve just started, really.’

‘I think I’m sick of accounting. I think that’s where I’m at. I just want to own a food truck.’

‘My mate from uni bought a puppy from the same litter as the puppy bought by Damian Lewis.’

‘I feel all sticky, and not in a good way.’

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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