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Diary: On the QT ..

Which group chief executive recently asked Johnny Hornby to take one of his senior management team under his wing?

The CHI & Partners man was approached about taking this person out on the town to give them a few lessons in how to be interesting and charismatic. Whatever next? Nigel Bogle giving classes on how to be scary? ...

McDonald's can't have been happy with its media placement on The Sun's website last week. Its video of the day slot, sponsored by the fast-food company, included mobile phone footage of Pete Doherty shooting up heroin. McDonald's top brass may not have been too pleased, but by the look on the Babyshambles frontman's face, he was certainly "lovin' it" ...

A lesson for anyone about to speak to Campaign journalists. Don't become reliant on using the "call last number" function on your mobile, or you may end up mistakenly leaving a message that was meant for your girlfriend on a hack's phone. Luckily for Stuart Archibald, his message was instantly deleted - once everyone had heard it ...

It seems that the entire industry has gone moustache crazy. Following on from Mustoes last week, Cut & Run is also getting involved in Movember - a charity event that raises money for The Prostrate Cancer Charity - by encouraging people to grow facial furniture for the entire month of November.

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