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Out of Context Dennis Turner

“Someone who is lying with their head in the oven and their feet in the freezer will be, on average, comfortable.

Former HSBC chief economist Dennis Turner explains the problem with averages at the recent PFS annual conference.

“I have got a lovely working life, a 32-inch waist, I am still married and I earn a very good living.”

Bloomsbury Financial Planning partner Jason Butler strays from the topic while discussing the appointment of Aviva’s new chief executive Mark Wilson.

“She was tall, blonde and very attractive, and I definitely could not tell you her name.”

The Lang Cat principal Mark Polson reveals women are his weakness when it comes to memory retention.

“Derivatives sound like a very complicated and scary thing to lay people…I mean lay people in the financial services sense, Bishop.”

Chancellor George Osborne to the Bishop of Durham, Justin Welby.

“Thank you Chancellor – when you said lay people, you didn’t say male lay people, which is the present situation I’m facing.”

Welby responds to Osborne’s comments.


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