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Entry from September 10, 2017
“How did rich people get their money?"/"They were calm and collected.”

A riddle about money is:

Q: How did rich people get their money?
A: They were calm and collected.


The joke has been cited in print since at least 1976.


Google Books
Biggest Riddle Book in the World
By Joseph Rosenbloom
Illustrations by Joyce Behr
New York, NY: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.
1976
Pg. 154:
How did rich people get their money?
They were calm and collected.

Klosi Jokes
Category: Money jokes
Date Added: 11/10/2007
Joke: How did rich people get their money?They were calm and collected.

Twitter
mark_balstad24‏
@mark_balstad24
How did rich people get their money? They were calm and collected.
10:52 AM - 14 Sep 2009

Twitter
Daily Joker‏
@DailyJokePost
How did rich people
get their money?
They
were calm and collected. http://DailyJokePost.com/1403
11:02 PM - 12 Nov 2009

Google Books
Sensible Nonsense.. Frank’s Comic Pack:
Humour Pack Series

By Frank Paul
BookBaby
2014
Pg. ?:
How did rich people get their money?They were calm and collected.

Twitter
Lucky Score‏
@LuckyScoreNet
How did rich people
get their money?
They
were calm and collected.
#Joke from #MoneyJokes in #Jokes, #Humor and #Satire
11:37 PM - 10 Sep 2017

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityBanking/Finance/Insurance • Sunday, September 10, 2017 • Permalink