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Out of context

•”I have just been told that I sound like Tina Turner.” – Cicero Consulting&#39s Iain Anderson on his sore throat.

•”That is the pink paper I cut up to make mobiles out of.” – Sofa managing director Brian Lawless on his copy of MM.

•”Two o&#39clock. It&#39s the new witching hour.” – Bloomberg Money editor Julian Marr considers reining in his socialising.

•”I am leaving the industry because I cannot answer these complicated questions.” – Trinity Vale Financial Services&#39 Richard Gentry interviewed for MM&#39s Broker Talkback.

•”I am not so sure I will leave this bottle of red wine down here. In a room full of IFAs, you cannot be too careful, if it&#39s not nailed down.” – Sofa chairman and Informed Choice managing director Nick Bamford.

•”I totally agree with him. Marker pens are best.” – Hargreaves Lansdown investment guru Mark Dampier shares colleague Ben Yearsley&#39s prediliction for solvents.

Any Out of Contexts or Diary stories? Send them to Diary editor John Greenwood, email: john.greenwood@centaur.co.uk or tel: 0207 943 8036.

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