Tuesday, October 16, 2007

Bank of Canada

My brother sent me this joke...and I thought it was so fun I just had to share it:

An elderly woman walked into the Bank of Canada one morning with a purse full of money. She wanted to open a savings account and insisted on talking to the president of the Bank because, she said, she had a lot of money.

After many lengthy discussions (after all, the client is always right) an employee took the elderly woman to the president's office. The president of the Bank asked her how much she wanted to deposit. She placed her purse on his desk and replied, "$165,000".

The president was curious and asked her how she had been able to save so much money. The elderly woman replied that she made bets. The president was surprised and asked, "What kind of bets?" The elderly woman replied, "Well, I bet you $25,000 that your testicles are square." The president started to laugh and told the woman that it was impossible to win a bet like that.

The woman never batted an eye. She just looked at the president and said, "Would you like to take my bet?" "Certainly", replied the president. "I bet you $25,000 that my testicles are not square." "Done", the elderly woman answered. "But given the amount of money involved, if you don't mind I would like to come back at 10 o' clock tomorrow morning with my lawyer as a witness." "No problem", said the president of the Bank confidently.

That night, the president became very nervous about the bet and spent a long time in front of the mirror examining his testicles, turning them this way and that, checking them over again and again until he was positive that no one could consider his testicles as square and reassuring himself that there was no way he could lose the bet.

The next morning at exactly 10 o'clock the elderly woman arrived at the president's office with her lawyer and acknowledged the $25,000 bet made the day before that the president's testicles were square. The president confirmed that the bet was the same as the one made the day before.

Then the elderly woman asked him to drop his pants etc. so that she and her lawyer could see clearly. The president was happy to oblige. The elderly woman came closer so she could see better and asked the president if she could touch them. "Of course", said the president. "Given the amount of money involved, you should be 100% sure." The elderly woman did so with a little smile.

Suddenly the president noticed that the lawyer was banging his head against the wall. He asked the elderly woman why he was doing that and she replied, "Oh, it's probably because I bet him $100,000 that around 10 o'clock in the morning I would be holding the balls of the President of the Bank of Canada!"


captain corky said...

LOL! Good one.

marlupe said...

tee hee hee!! very funny.

karma lennon said...

Lol! Nice!!! :)

Mags said...

That is absolutly wickedly funny!!!! Haa haa haa!!!

Mo said...

That was a good one!

And Rick - thanks for helping my friend Mags out with her problem with peein' Zoe.

Desert Songbird said...

Oh good Lord - I saw this one coming, and yet I still got sucked in by the punchline!

Good one, Rick.

Steven said...

thanks for the afternoon chuckle!

Sheila said...

You were right. Funny. Thanks for the needed laugh.

HoosierGirl5 said...

Oh my God! That is great!

Good one!


Cheryl said...

That was cute. I just knew the old lady was gonna make more money.

m said...

(-: ok, my mind went in a slightly different direction and i thought the end of the joke would be raunchy

tsduff said...

Now that is my kind of joke! Great line - and I appreciate your comment at my place. True funny humor ;)

whimsicalnbrainpan said...



very very good! LOVE THIS JOKE!

Stefaan Mataruakia said...

Thats pretty funny. Just had to check myself out to see if I could win $25,000.00! Afraid not!! Cheers.

Canadian flake said...

OK I have seen this before...but when I read it...it was the BANK OF AMERICA...lol.

Of course bankers balls are the same no matter where you live..lol.

Matt said...

After today ... if I had read it (as canadian flake) as Bank of America, it would have made me howl for an additional four minutes.

(I have a deep acknowledgement of the stupidity of the average - and above - Bank of America employee ... )


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