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Penile dysfunction does not often make it on to the pages of this perfectly functioning organ but it has come to the Diary&#39s attention that it has been exercising the (some might argue smutty) minds of the mortgage market. Well, one poor Manchester broker, anyway.

Imagine the surprise of the poor wee fella (the broker, that is) when, on returning the call of a freelance journalist, he was asked: “Are you calling about premature ejaculation?” “Erm, no, I don&#39t think so,” came the reply from our broker.

Ah, the joys of writing two articles at once and confusing being first to market with offset mortgages and, well, just coming first.

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