Thursday, October 16, 2008
The Best Credit Crash Jokes
The Daily Mail has published some of the best financial meltdown jokes doing the rounds. Here's some of my favourites- I hope you enjoy them!
What's the difference between the BBC's Business Editor Robert Peston and God?
God doesn't think he's Robert Peston.
A young man asked an elderly rich man how he made his money. 'Well, son, it was 1932-the depth of the Great Depression. I was down to my last penny, so I invested that penny in an apple. I spent the entire day polishing the apple and, at the end of the day, I sold that apple for ten pennies. 'The next morning I bought two apples, spent the day polishing them and sold them for 20 pennies. I continued this for a month, by which time I'd accumulated a fortune of £1.37. 'Then my wife's father died and left us £2 million.'
You know it's a credit crunch when...
Your builder asks to be paid in Zimbabwean dollars rather than sterling.
The Inland Revenue is offering a 25 per cent discount for cash-payers.
Victoria Beckham is pictured shopping in Primark.
And my favourite joke of the lot:
What's the capital of Iceland?