Financial Folk

Bank teller: I was working drive-through this morning and offered a customer a bone for her dog in the back seat.
Associate: I think it’s nice that we do that.
Bank teller: The customer said it wasn’t a dog, it was her mother.

801 West Big Beaver Road
Troy, Michigan

Coworker on phone to business contact: So, are you talking about fecal year 2008 or 2009?


Overheard by: analyst

Bean Counter #1: Opening the shades really changed the colors in the
Bean Counter #2: Yeah, the walls are now a different color puke.

4 High Ridge Park
Stamford, Connecticut

Account biller #1: Let me ask you something, what am I supposed to do with those claims the boss just gave me?
Account biller #2: Your job, perhaps?

Memphis, Tennessee

Overheard by: Cala

Customer: Why is your store so big?
Salesgirl: [Silence.]Customer: I’m an accountant — I notice these things.

Chocolate store
North Plainfield, New Jersey

Overheard by: Other Salesgirl

Banker #1: How do you file an old CD referral?
Banker #2: Well you submit it and cancel it and submit it and cancel it and repeat that 5 times, and then wash your hands…Oh, I thought you said OCD referral. Like obsessive-compul–
Banker #1: I get it.

1241 South Wabash Avenue
Chicago, Illinois

Overheard by: Teddy

Accountant: This chicken [Sue] brought in is yummy. I’m just going to take a break to eat it here rather than take it back to my desk. I don’t trust myself not to get my paperwork all greasy.
Supervisor: That’s why I’m going to make a sandwich out of it.
Secretary: Oh, I don’t care about greasy fingers. All I do is handle incoming checks all day.

401 Church Street
Nashville, Tennessee

Loud finance lady on the phone: Oh, so you're a bear? I never would have guessed.

Stratford, Connecticut

Auditor: I am a man! I have chest hair!

46th St & 3rd Ave
New York City, New York

Overheard by: Auditor #2

Account manager: This report is missing data. Why aren't February 1st and 2nd included?
Analyst: Because I asked you yesterday if you wanted me to include them, and you told me not to.
Account manager (surprised): Oh. I did? Oh. Okay. It's great, then. Thanks.

New York City, New York