Just joking

Following on from industry guru Ray Boulger\'s joke last week, Mole was inundated with a bevy of credit crunch-related jokes. One of the best asked what the difference was between an investment banker and a large pizza. The answer, of course, is that a pizza can still feed a family of four.

Below are a few of the best ones currently doing the rounds:

  • What’s the capital of Iceland? About £3.50.

  • How do you define optimism? A banker who irons five shirts on a Sunday.

  • Why have estate agents stopped looking out of the window in the morning? Because otherwise they’d have nothing to do in the afternoon.

  • As a surprise, a chief executive’s wife pops by his office. She finds him in an unorthodox position, with his secretary sitting on his lap. Without hesitation, he starts dictating, “and in conclusion, gentlemen, credit crunch or no credit crunch, I cannot continue to operate this office with just one chair”.

  • What’s the difference between an investment banker and a pigeon? The pigeon is still capable of leaving a deposit on a new Ferrari.