Wednesday, June 17, 2009

Top 10 Ways to Tell the Economy is Bad

10. I got a pre-declined credit card in the mail.
9. I went to buy a toaster oven and they gave me a bank.
8. Hotwheels and Matchbox car companies are now trading higher than GM in the stock market.
7. Obama met with small businesses - GE, Pfizer, Chrysler, Citigroup and GM, to discuss the Stimulus Package.
6. McDonalds is selling the 1/4 ouncer.
5. The most highly-paid job is now jury duty.
4. People in Africa are donating money to Americans. Mothers in Ethiopia are telling their kids, "finish your plate; do you know how many kids are starving in America?"
3. Motel Six won't leave the lights on.
2. The Mafia is laying off judges.
1. If the bank returns your check marked as "insufficient funds," you have to call and ask if they meant you or them.

2 comments:

Laurie LC Lewis said...

Hilarious and sad at the same time! Did you come up with this list? Can I share this with a link back to you?

Larry Richman said...

Yes, sad but true. The original author is unknown. Feel free to link to anything on this blog.