”If people continue to get divorced, quite frankly, it's good business for us.” – Countrywide chief executive Harry Hill.
”How nice it has been to sit at the head table with the cast of Last of the Summer Wine.” – Guest speaker Radio 4's Garry Richardson at The Mortgage Event gala dinner.
”Try and pin Ray down? He's like the Scarlet Pimpernel.” – B&B's Siobhan Hotten on Charcol's Ray Boulger.
”There really was a lot of bling.” – The Money Portal's Kerry Nelson at a rap festival in Miami.
”I'm trying to figure out if when this woman comes in I should kiss her or not”. – Pivotal's Keith Brookbank struggles with his social etiquette.
”I am keen and available for the Woking Hockey Club pantomine.” – Skandia Investment Managers'Jamie MacLeod reveals another talent.
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