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“Let’s hope too many customers don’t fall asleep in their mortgage interview. At least they will have lots of paperwork to make into a quilt to keep warm.” – AMI policy officer Ben Stafford on documentation for mortgage customers.

“I’ve been looking for a worthwhile job for about the last 17 years.” – FSA managing director David Kenmir “I can name all the A Team episodes in order. Come on,try me.” – Royal London Asset Management PR Karen Wagg shows off her knowledge of 1980s TV.

“Scary man seeks slave.” – Bright Grey suggests the advert for a PA for CEO David Robinson after his previous assistant lasted only one day.

“Oh your glass is dirty. Let me wash it out with champagne.” Selestia PR Pippa Russell has a new trick to ply journalists with booze.

Any Out of Contexts or Diary stories? Send them to Diary editor Alison Bone, email: alison.bone@centaur.co.uk or tel: 0207 943 8037

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