It's Still a Bad Economy

The recession, which has a specific definition, may be over, but the economy is still bad.

How bad is it?

The economy is so bad that I got a pre-declined credit card in the mail.

The economy is so bad I ordered a burger at McDonald's and the kid behind the counter asked, "Can you afford fries with that?"

The economy is so bad that CEOs are now playing miniature golf.

The economy is so bad if the bank returns your check marked "Insufficient Funds," you call them and ask if they meant you or them.

The economy is so bad Hot Wheels and Matchbox stocks are trading higher than GM.

The economy is so bad McDonald's is selling the quarter ouncer.

The economy is so bad parents in Beverly Hills fired their nannies and have had to learn their children's names.

The economy is so bad a truckload of Americans was caught sneaking into Mexico.

The economy is so bad Motel Six won't leave the light on for you anymore.

and...

The economy is so bad Exxon-Mobil was forced to lay off 25 Congressmen.

Posted February 19, 2010

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