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•”I&#39ll never be too high and important to speak to you.” – FSA press officer Rob McIvor about his promotion to head of media and web communications at the regulator.

•”Maybe I will occupy my time writing a mortgage murder mystery.” – London & Country&#39s David Hollingworth ponders how he will amuse himself during jury duty •”We swing all ways at Mortgages plc”. – Sales and marketing director Peter Beaumont.

•”I thought I would have to take a burning cross to my computer because it was possessed.” – MM columnist on filing his copy late.

•”You&#39re not being facetious, are you? I thought that was your middle name.” – FSA press officer Louise Buckley to MM news editor.

Any Out of Contexts or Diary stories? Send them to Diary editor Alison Bone, email: or tel: 0207 943 8037


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