”I'm learning how to do my job better – give me a call tomorrow and I'll be an expert.” – IFP chief executive Nick Cann attending a customer services conference.
”At least you didn't all get to see my pants.” – Sway's Tabitha Wood is sent sprawling in her evening dress after she trips over a kerb.
”All of a sudden, you've woken up with a kebab lying next to you and there are not even any kebab shops in Monte Carlo.” – Graham Hoover of Secured Assurance Marketing.
”The guy who invented critical-illness cover had a brother who dated Sophia Loren so there is glamour in insurance – kind of.” – Bright Grey's Alison Flintham.
”You can ask me any question you like. But not today.” – Bright Grey communications manager Mark Locke.
”I would love to see Bruce in a girdle. I'd just love that.” – Mainland PR Chris Duncan on MM reporter Bruce Love with injured back after synchronised diving attempts.
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