Porcupyn's Blog

February 2, 2008

Deep Thoughts …

Filed under: Humour — Porcupyn @ 10:32 pm

… with due apologies to Jack Handey!

Note to myself:

Try to stay away from big stores

– the day before a hurricane anywhere in the state
– the Superbowl

[saw this bank on the way back from friend’s house, and it brought back another pet peeve]
To me, the Fifth/Third Bank, sounds like only 33% of a bank (though it is the fifth 33%), not 166% of one (which is the intended effect).

2 Comments »

  1. s.b. – Add to the list, if you are in the NorthEast – “stay away the day before an announced snowstorm.” People shop like a famine’s going to hit.

    Btw, the Fifth Third reference – here’s a link that has a few theories about the name:
    http://www.straightdope.com/columns/020118.html

    Comment by Bhel Puri & Seekh Kabab — February 7, 2008 @ 11:06 pm | Reply

  2. BPSK:

    Thanks – that was educational.

    Comment by porcupyn — May 4, 2008 @ 10:09 pm | Reply


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