Things are looking very bleak on Wall Street right now. But humour is the silver lining of every dark cloud. These jokes are circulating in my iima egroup and I salute the out-of-work i-banker who's probably invented them even as his Porsche is getting repossessed!
Q: What is the definition of optimism?
A: An investment banker ironing five shirts on a Sunday night
Q: What is the one thing Wall St and the Olympics have in common?
A: Synchronised diving
Q: What is the difference between a pigeon and a merchant banker?
A: A pigeon can still put a deposit on a Ferrari
Q: What do you say to a hedge fund manager who can't short-sell anything?
A: Quarter pounder with fries please
Q: How many commodities traders does it take to change a light bulb?
A: None, they don't change bulbs; but the trading price of darkness plummets due to oversupply
More contributions welcome! If they're funny, I'll feature them here. Forwards are also ok, but just don't claim you wrote 'em!
Here is another interesting dig at Lehman Bros, I noticed it in a post by Nikhil @ Medianama. It's the loading page of webchutney.com. The Lehman link leads to the careers@webchutney page.
Kaafi creative, wonder if any fired Lehman execs actually applied :)