“Stop! Don’t ask about bacon.” – Old Mutual’s Simon Wilson prevents a colleague from enquiring about a fry-up in a vegetarian cafe
“It is all about which relatives will be least upset.” – Halifax’s Paul Fincham sums up Christmas.
“I do not think we are talented enough to be influenced by Bowie.” – Personal Finance Society president Brian Steeples on his new band.
“Can you make sure my grammar is correct. I do not want to look silly.” – The Analysts compliance officer Tom Kean.
“Yes, it is tough being back. I am going to have to get used to a four-day week for the next three weeks.” – Lansons Communications’ Karen Brunskill on her tough schedule after the Christmas break.Any Out of Contexts or Diary stories? Send them to Diary editor Alison Bone, email: firstname.lastname@example.org or tel: 0207 943 8037