Begin forwarded message:
Subject: random humor
Date: Wed, 31 Jan 96 17:18:05 -0800
Before going to Europe on business, a man drove his
Rolls-Royce to a downtown Boston city bank and went in to
ask for an immediate loan of $5,000. The loan officer,
taken aback, requested collateral. "Well, then, here
are the keys to my Rolls-Royce", the man said.
The loan officer promptly had the car driven into the bank's
underground parking for safe keeping, and gave him
Two weeks later, the man walked through the bank's
doors, and asked to settle up his loan and get his
car back. "That will be $5,000 in principal, and
$15.40 in interest", the loan officer said. The
man wrote out a check and started to walk away.
"Wait sir", the loan officer said, "while you were
gone, I found out you are a millionaire. Why
in the world would you need to borrow $5,000?"
The man smiled. "Where else could I park my Rolls-Royce
in Boston for two weeks and pay only $15.40?"