Category Archives: Money Funnies

Democracy at Work?

So it seems that these four rabbis had a series of theological arguments, and three were always in accord against the fourth. One day, the odd rabbi out, after the usual “3 to 1, majority rules” statement that signified that he had lost again, decided to appeal to a higher authority.

Daffynitions

  Here are some funny interpretations of words you already know and love. Coffee (n.), a person who is coughed upon. Flabbergasted (adj.), appalled over how much weight you have gained. Flatulence (n.) the emergency vehicle that picks you up after you are run over by a steamroller.

Science Lessons

Interpretations of nature from junior high, high school, and college  test papers and essays submitted to science and health teachers (spelling  errors preserved)… “When you breath, you inspire. When you do not breathe, you expire.” “H2O is hot water, and CO2 is cold water” 

Taxing Gifts From Three Sons

Three sons left home, went out on their own and prospered. They discussed the gifts they were able to give their elderly mother. The first said: “I built a big house for our mother.”

The Care and Feeding of Discs

Disc, CDs, DVDs, etc. (We’ll call them ALL discs, for simplicity’s sake) cost a lot of money overall…though less than they used to. More importantly, if you’re using discs, that means you’re storing important data, files or images, or videos that you don’t want to lose. So, it’s critical to understand how to treat them […]

10 Fun Tax Facts

  Today TaxMama® decides it’s time to have fun with taxes. Let’s play with some tax trivia and see if you know the answers?

Be Patient With the Poor and the Young

  In the days when an ice cream sundae cost much less, a 10 year old boy entered a hotel coffee shop and sat at a table. A waitress put a glass of water in front of him.   “How much is an ice cream sundae?” he asked. “Fifty cents,” replied the waitress.The little boy […]

Validating Charitable Contributions

Father O’Malley answers the phone. ‘Hello, is this Father O’Malley?’ ‘It is!’ ‘This is the IRS. Can you help us?’ ‘I can!’

Life and Money Changes in One Small Century

The year is 1912 over one hundred years ago. What a difference a century makes! Here are some statistics for the Year 1912:

Bar-moticons (emoticons for the Bar)

    🙂 X Bartender in dress-shirt. C=:-) The Chef. 🙂 8 Bartender in bowtie.

Understanding Numbers

Useful English System conversions/units:    1. Ratio of an igloo’s circumference to its diameter = Eskimo Pi       2. 2.4 statute miles of intravenous surgical tubing at Yale University Hospital = 1 I.V. League

Assess First, Shoot Later

Green Garden Grass snakes can be dangerous. Yes, grass snakes — not rattlesnakes. A couple in Sweetwater, Texas had a lot of potted plants, and during a recent cold spell, the wife was bringing a lot of them indoors to protect them from a possible freeze. It turned out that a little green garden grass […]