So I merely laughed and moved on. If I got upset whenever anyone shouted at me on the street, I'd be a nervous, agoraphobic wreck. Though the David Mitchell catchphrases are dying down.
However, mentioning it on Twitter got a lot of responses from the females in my social circle - they seem to endure abuse everywhere they go. From men, obviously:
It's worse in Birmingham though. No one has tried to grab me here yet.
I regularly get called fat in the street
one of my first experiences of the city was a drunken man following me shouting expletives when I didn't tell him my name
I went for a run 2shouts of SWEATY TITSIs this normal? What a horrible country this must be. What's been shouted at you? How do you deal with it?