Friday's Quote of The Day
"When my daughter was 20, she told someone at a job interview she was from Essex and she could almost see him turn his nose up" - Charity worker Daphne Field on the perils of being from Essex.
Did you hear the one about the Essex girl? Yes, yes, it's one of the biggest regional cliches going - that somehow if you're from there, you're somehow a little stupid. To fight off such silly prejudices a new charity, the Essex Women's Advisory Group, has been set up to empower girls who live in the area.
(More details - Metro)