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•”Does the planet Zog come to mind?” – Unnamed IFA to Financial Services Consumer Panel chairman Colin Brown at the LIA conference.

•”We don&#39t hunt in packs.” – Aifa director general Paul Smee.

•”I don&#39t know what&#39s going on, I&#39ve lost all of my mojo.” – Scottish Widows senior marketing consultant Mark Locke.

•”I was fairly worried by the number of songs I recognised, but I don&#39t think I&#39ll be rushing out to buy his next album.” Selestia head of corporate communications Pippa Russell after a night out at a Craig David concert.

•”I wish I had a fireman&#39s helmet so I could do a striptease for her.” Abacus director David Ferguson plans to cheer up a woman sitting alone in a bar.

•”Drown me, baby,” Another Ferguson chat-up line.

Any Out of Contexts or Diary stories? Send them to Diary editor John Greenwood, email: or tel: 0207 943 8036.


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