”As Manuel in Fawlty Towers says 'This week I know nothing' but next week, next week I may know stacks.” – White Horse Financial Mick Stannard on post-holiday memory loss.
”I arrived at the restaurant a dripping wreck. The waiters had to dry me out.” – Chadney Bulgin partner Tom Chadney.
”I don't know what fish it was but it was very fishy.” -DWS Investments corporate communications manager Esther Nass.
”I looked like I was in a wet T-shirt competition.” -Nass again, on being caught in the rain during last week's London power cut.
”You're telling dirty jokes, aren't you?” – DWS managed portfolio fund manager Jonathan Arthur's wife guessing correctly what her husband was doing, despite being hundreds of miles away.
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