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Overheard in London: this week’s #wordonthestreet

By Time Out London editors

‘I don’t want to be alive the day a Freddo costs £2.40.’

‘My wife has no sense of humour when it comes to horse meat.’

‘You forget I studied visual communication, so my use of emojis comes through the lens of academia.’

‘I refuse to talk about Beverley’s nipples.’

‘Just how many secret trombone players do we have in the office?’

‘There are no calories in ice cream. I mean, it just melts, doesn’t it?’

‘American countryside? I didn't know they had countryside in America.’

‘Stop telling me where I can and can’t drown!’

‘At school I was famous for despising rave music.’

‘I got a divorce and a new roof. It’s been a good week.’

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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