"Bankers do it with interest” is one of many professional “do it” jokes that have been put on T-shirts and bumper stickers. “Bankers Do It With Interest” has been cited in print since at least July 1978.
“Bankers Do It” Gifts
July 1978, Texas Monthly, pg. 181 ad:
Bankers Do It With Interest
("DO IT” T-shirts—ed.)
15 April 1979, Los Angeles (CA) Times, pg. OC-B1:
Consider the simple “do it” theme that is proclaimed from every other license plate frame: Bankers do it with interest, divers do it deeper, etc. etc.
How do they do it?:
A collection of wordplays revealing the sexual proclivities of man and beast
By Reinhold Aman
Waukesha, WI: Maledicta Press
Bankers do it for money.
Bankers do it interestingly.
Bankers do it only with collateral.
Bankers do it with interest.
Buck Fever: A Blanco County, Texas, Novel
By Ben Rehder
New York, NY: St. Martin’s
It was green, the color of money, and it had a bumper sticker on the rear window that said, BANKERS DO IT WITH INTEREST.
New York (NY) Post
RETIRE TO THE BEDROOM
SEX FEST AT OLD-TIMERS’ HOTTEST SPOT
By STEFANIE COHEN
Posted: 3:09 AM, January 25, 2009
Tucker sports a gold charm around his neck that reads, “Bankers do it with interest.”
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