QUOTES of the week

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‘Chopped up in bags in my freezer.’ Ge­orge Os­borne’s re­ported re­mark on how he would like to see Theresa May af­ter she sacked him last year. ‘iPhone X has fa­cial recog­ni­tion. It’ll look at your face and tell you that you can’t af­ford it.’ Twit­ter user Ab­hi­manyu Singh baulks at the cost – up to £1,149 – of Ap­ple’s lat­est de­vice. ‘I’m an athe­ist but even I was pray­ing.’ Pas­sen­ger Ge­of­frey Lye af­ter his flight to Athens was hit by an en­gine fire. His jour­ney even­tu­ally took 33 hours to com­plete. ‘I’m round the cor­ner and the ket­tle’s on.’ Katy Dunn tweets a sub­limely Bri­tish of­fer of help to those caught up in the Par­sons Green ter­ror at­tack. ‘One of the fun­ni­est things I ever saw was Mick Jag­ger sit­ting with Boris Karloff at The Oval. There they were, Franken­stein and son.’ Vet­eran DJ Pete Mur­ray rem­i­nisces about the Rolling Stones front­man. ‘It wasn’t a lizard – it was a pink stripey sock.’ RSPCA of­fi­cer Vic Hurr, who was called by a fam­ily in Coven­try to deal with a ‘rep­tile’ un­der their bed. ‘I’ve asked them not to call me Grandad. From now on I’m their “Lin­ear cre­ation unit.” ’ Dennis Nis­bet jok­ingly re­veals his ef­forts to be more gen­der-neu­tral. ‘Ev­ery­one’s turned feral. You can’t drive your car with­out a weapon.’ Clau­dia Knight, caught up in the af­ter­math of Hur­ri­cane Irma in the Bri­tish Vir­gin Islands. ‘Is it bet­ter than Krug? No. Then why buy it, un­less you’re a to­tal numpty?’ Marco Pierre White ques­tions why peo­ple are drawn to English wines.

‘We did a lot of takes so I ate 11 boiled eggs. It’s not just sit­ting around in nice dresses, you know.’ Judi Dench who stars as Queen Victoria in her lat­est film.

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