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•”I don&#39t usually wear woman&#39s clothing except that once and I

actually enjoyed it.” – Lansons PR Jason Lloyd after being called a

cross dresser by Ian Hislop at Headline Money awards ceremony.

•”It&#39s a seedy name for a seedy company.” – Unnamed Misys

employee about the firm&#39s new name, Sesame.

•”I&#39ve just received my virgin voucher by special delivery.” –

Britannic Retirement Solutions corporate communications director Jim


•”I&#39m always the daddy of the office.” – Hargreaves Lansdown&#39s

Ben Yearsley.

•”I&#39m totally naked.” – Selestia PR manager Pippa Russell

describes her latest corporate picture.

•”Pippa – put down the spade and step back from the hole.” –

Liana Wallace of Gerrard to Russell.

•”Put it away, put it away, put it away – I meant that purely in

a professional way.” Wallace again to MM news reporter producing a

pen to record an out of context.

Any Out of Contexts or Diary stories? Send them to Diary editor John

Greenwood, email: or tel: 0207 943 8036.


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