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"You had better speak up, Your Reverence. The agnostics out there are terrible" - Former Tory Cabinet Minister David Mellor recalls the advice given by a verger to a visiting bishop to St Paul's Cathedral.

"Where people have commented on my appearance or various bits of my anatomy, I've basically said, 'Get over it'. And it doesn't take up a lot of my time, I have to say" - Home Secretary Jacqui Smith (pictured) on her cleavage.

"I don't think our friendship has changed much over the years.

We've both stayed sharp and childish and moderately stupid" - Film-maker Michael Winner on John Cleese.

"He has, as so many who have met him readily testify, the sort of charm that curdles milk" - Political commentator Simon Heffer on Schools Secretary Ed Balls.
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Title Annotation:Features
Publication:Huddersfield Daily Examiner (Huddersfield, England)
Date:Jul 22, 2008
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