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•”I am crap at being intelligent.” – Clark again on what it takes to set up a successful business.

•”Maybe there&#39s been a trade of employees between the Food Standards Authority and Canary Wharf.” – Fee-Based Advice sales director Nick Peters on the mysteries of the latest FSA response to DP19.

•”My lovelife is more complicated than a structured capital at risk product.” – Abacus director David Ferguson on the FSA&#39s new name for precipice bonds.

•”I am a complete alkie. No, you cannot print that, I have never drunk alcohol in my life.” – Hargreaves Lansdown&#39s Meera Patel veers between truth and lies.

•”I either need something that is going to really dehydrate me or I need a big bowl.” – FSA PR Louise Buckley on the prospect of a lack of decent toilets at Robbie Williams&#39 outdoor concerts.

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


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