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•”Those big balls hurt my fingers.” – IFA Promotion marketing manager Karen Barrett.

•”I am orgasmic with anticipation at how I am going to spend my £35.” – DBS member looks forward to his Misys Christmas bonus.

•”I thought we could all start with a chorus of Always Look on the Bright Side of Life.” – Aifa director general Paul Smee, following a gloomy picture of European mortgage regulation by CML senior policy adviser Kate Main.

•”I vote Conservative and am a member of the local round table, surely I do not have to apply to be regulated by Fimbra.” – Smee again, on the reason given by an IFA on why he does not need regulated.

•”Mike Yardley is over there. For those of you who don&#39t know him he is the one who looks like an advert for Grecian 2000.” – Scottish Life chief executive Brian Duffin on”his boss” at Royal London.

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