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Mind your Minds

Mind your minds

Mind your minds

...Great minds discuss ideas;

Aveage minds discuss events;

Small minds discuss people.

- Eleanor Roosevelt

The Indian With One Testicle


Indian joke

There once was an Indian who had only one testicle and whose given name was 'Onestone'.. He hated that name and asked everyone not to call him Onestone. After years and years of torment, Onestone finally cracked and said,' If anyone calls me Onestone again I will kill them!'

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Russian Google’s Zeitgeist

Russian Google's Zeitgeist is always entertaining:

Their "Why?" section for 2009 goes like:

#1. Putin is a crab
#2. I am
#3. the sky is blue
#4. the dollar is appreciating
#5. men are unfaithful
#6. I am a loser
#7. hatches are round
#8. the grass is green
#9. cats are purring
#10. I am dumb (females talking about themselves)

More on of course.

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Tongue twisters

From the letters to The Economist:

Having read your article about difficult languages (“Tongue twisters”, December 19th) I scoff at Tuyuca and Kwaio for having only two words for “we”, inclusive and exclusive. In English we have three: the regular we meaning you and I, as in “we had dinner... together”; the royal we meaning I, as in “we are not amused”; and the marital we meaning you, as in “we need to take out the garbage.”

Bad service message

A clear message indeed

A clear message indeed

We waited 30 minutes
No service!