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These Artists Have Been Leaving Cool Little Jokes Across London For Years

London art duo id-iom gently poke fun at the capital with jokes everywhere from advertising boards to shops.

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Brothers Sholto and Hugo Brown, who make art under the name id-iom, have for more than a decade been adding the subtlest blink-and-you'll-miss-them jokes across the urban landscape.

1. This wine description, left in a Tesco Local.

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Originally from the Isle of Man, the Brixton-based pair have been in the capital since around 2000 and have had their work featured in galleries – but you may have already seen their work without knowing it.

2. An advert for Disney's latest 18-rated film.

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Sholto told BuzzFeed: "I think we started doing street art as we like to work big and sometimes pieces of paper just don't cut it. Plus it's a guaranteed way that at least some people will see your work."

3. This malfunctioning advertising board.

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4. "Semi-skimmed Bantha milk".

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5. This, the most extremely geeky sci-fi joke ever left in a Tesco store (it's a Dune reference).

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6. This Transformers review.

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7. The description for this "pretentious yet sensitive" wine.

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8. This result of a "genetic experiment".

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9. The sausage from the classic Grange Hill opening credits, on Grange Hill station.

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10. Some tasty, tasty soylent green, left in a local shop.

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11. The Lady in the Lake.

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12. And these tasting notes for Blue Nun wine, left in a Tesco Local.

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