Posts filed under “Humor”
Here’s a few favorites from Business Pundit:
There’s some more at the link below . . .
After The Crisis: A Parody of 15 Corporate Logos
Business Pundit December 9, 2008
First published in the British humour magazine “Punch” on April 3, 1957:
Q: What are banks for?
A: To make money.
Q: For the customers?
A: For the banks.
Q: Why doesn’t bank advertising mention this?
A: It would not be in good taste. But it is mentioned by implication in references to
reserves of $249,000,000,000 or thereabouts. That is the money they have made.
Q: Out of the customers?
A: I suppose so.
Q: They also mention Assets of $500,000,000,000 or thereabouts. Have they made that
A: Not exactly. That is the money they use to make money.
Q: I see. And they keep it in a safe somewhere?
A: Not at all. They lend it to customers.
Friday flame bait: Has ever a more pedantic, tedious tome been penned by any theorist before or since Atlas Shrugged? The odious combination of ideological rigidity and academic purity makes for a compelling manifesto for the naive and weak-minded. The work has become the Das Kapital of the 20th century . . . Both were…Read More
Amusing CNBC.com piece about what you can buy with your near worthless stock shares. For example, a single share of Microsoft buys you a 10 pound Butterball turkey. > Thanksgiving Day Dinner: > Holiday Shopping: > Source: Holiday Shopping with Deflated Stocks Ariel Nelson CNBC.com, Monday, 24 Nov 2008 http://www.cnbc.com/id/27888369