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•”You just shut your eyes and bite the burger.” – Fidelity executive

director Paul Kafka in McDonalds

•”I wish I had the gestation period of a hamster – it&#39s only six weeks

long.” – Lansons PR Laura Cronin on the fifth month of her pregnancy

•”It is always difficult to play twister with the big one.” –

Prudential head of media relations James Murray recounts a hard day at the

office with colleague Paul Keeble

•All the men looked like models. I wouldn&#39t let my fiancee go for a

massage. – Inter-Alliance corporate relations manager Charles Ansdell feels

inadequate at a Swedish hotel on a Christmas ski-ing trip.

•”We could meet in mutual territory for an elastic band fight.” –

Mainland PR head honcho Neil Mainland on the futility of working in the

run-up to Christmas.

•”I&#39m going ski-ing with some sensible friends, so hopefully they&#39ll

stop me getting too drunk.” – Tenet group marketing director Alison Dootson

makes efforts not to be distracted by the apres ski.

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