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“Dealing with some insurance companies can make you want to stab yourself.” – Hargreaves Lansdown’s Tom McPhail at PMI conference.”It’s not a good day to change your personality.” – Stand-ard Life PR Emma Wylie discusses the editor’s approach to life the day after the Money Marketing Awards”If you want to insult a man’s manhood, tell him he can’t do percentages.” – Morley PR Monina Villaroman.”GMAC? That’s the name of the cab firm I use in Hackney.” – Villaroman again.”Perhaps we should do a setting sun award.” – Headline Money’s Roger Anderson muses on the rising star category in the Headline Money awards.

“We don’t drink champagne at lunch. We had it for breakfast. It’s very good with Special K” – Lansons PR Lisa Folwell.”I had it on my porridge” – Lansons PR Inez de Koning.”If you are going to wear Barcelona colours, bring a baseball bat.” – Skandia’s Billy Mackay on dress code for Stamford Bridge.

Any Out of Contexts or Diary stories? Send them to Diary editor James Phillipps, email: james.phillipps@centaur.co.uk or tel: 0207 943 8035

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