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“I think I am sheep-shy.” The Sunday Times’ Clare Francis finds a name for a people who do not eat lamb.”I think I’d rather be a billionaire mug than an impoverished genius.” – Jupiter’s Edward Bonham Carter.

“Slovenia is not the new Prague. It’s got four pubs, two restaurants and a McDonald’s” – F&C’s Jason Hollands is unimpressed by his weekend away.

“You are much less frightening now you are not a woman.” – A candidate for Woman’s IFA of the Year remembers Aegon’s Peter Williams’ female case study.

“I should be a character out of Little Britain.” – Williams responds.

“I would not join a multi-tie even if they offered me frankincense, gold and myrrh.” – Norwest principal Harry Katz.

“Or even if they offered me Pamela Anderson in a leopardskin toga on a silver platter.” – Katz again.

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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