Category Archives: Money Funnies

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 […]

Simplifying English

The European Commission was considering an agreement whereby English will become the official language of the EU rather than German, which was the alternative possibility.* As part of the negotiations, Her Majesty’s Government has conceded that English spelling had some room for improvement, and has accepted a 5 year phase-in plan that would be known […]

Older Women

Andy Rooney says, “As I grow in age, I value older women most of all. Here are just a few reasons why.” An older woman will never wake you in the middle of the night to ask, “What are you thinking?” She doesn’t care what you think. An older woman knows herself well enough to […]

True Wisdom of the (s)ages

  “When I examine myself and my methods of thought, I come to the conclusion that the gift of fantasy has meant more to me than my talent for absorbing positive knowledge.” —Albert Einstein  

Are YOU the Weakest Link?

Here is a very simple little test comprising of four questions to determine the level of your intellect. Your replies must be spontaneous and immediate, with no deliberating or wasting time.  And no cheating.  On your mark, get set….GO! 1: You are competing in a race, and overtake the runner in second place.  In which […]