”Hi. I'm a confused IFA. Is there any other kind?” – IFA Michael Jacobson phones MM.
”Please give me a call if you have any questions regarding the press release or would like an excellent recipe for beef stroganoff.” – Richard Hurst of Trigold.
”I was out until 3am last night. Yes, for an old man like me, it's disgusting.” – Purely Mortgages chief executive Mark Chilton on getting home from a night out with Imla.
”You can cut off my legs, just don't call me shortie.” – Henry Gewanter of Positive Profile.
”I did not realise I was going to get a fly-past” – The AITC's Geoff Proctor gets the introduction he always wanted from a low-flying fighter plane.
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