Jeff Prestridge's pants might not be most people's choice of topic for after-dinner speaking and nor were they for Headlinemoney supremo Roger Anderson.
Instead, he raised the unsavoury subject before dinner at the Headlinemoney Awards last week, conjuring up an enduring image of the campaigning hack spending the day going commando because he had forgotten to take his clean smalls into the shower with him.
The exposure came in a list of “things journalists hate”, another of which the hirsute Roger was big enough to share with the group – facial hair.
The Diary has always thought that underwear avoidance should remain a personal affair. Indeed, isn't that the point?