The credit crunch: see the funny side

News just in: Due to the credit crunch, the light at the end of the tunnel will be turned off.

Q: What do you call 12 investment bankers at the bottom of the ocean? A: A good start.

George Bush was asked today: "What do you think of the credit crunch?"He replied, "It’s my favourite candy bar."

An elderly lady receives an email from the son of a deceased (but wealthy) African general, asking whether he could transfer millions of pounds into her bank account in return for a 20 per cent cut. All the son needs is the sort code and account number. Not realising she is the victim of a Nigerian 419 fraud, she e-mails back the details. A couple of minutes later she receives an e-mail back from the general’s son: ‘Icesave?!’ What is this, some sort of scam?"

The credit crunch is getting bad isn’t it? I let my brother borrow a tenner a couple of weeks back. Turns out I’m now Britain’s third biggest lender.

I’ve had terrible financial problems during the credit crunch, but I’m getting back on my feet again now.They’ve repossessed the car.

Q: What’s the difference between an investment banker and a large pizza? A: A large pizza can feed a family of four.

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