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Entry from May 20, 2016
“Two banks with different rates have a conflict of interest”

"Two banks with different rates have a conflict of interest” is a jocular banking one-liner. The pun appeared in Stan Kegel’s “‘Puns of the Weak’ 11/10/00” on the newsgroup alt.humor.jewish.


Google Groups: alt.humor.jewish
“Puns of the Weak” 11/10/00
Stan Kegel
11/10/00
(...)
Two banks with different rates have a conflict of interest? (Pun of the Day)

Google Groups: rec.music.makers.guitar
Once A-Pun A Time
Jeremy Flisher
1/13/02
(...)
Two banks with different rates have a conflict of interest.

Google Groups: alt.humor.puns
Puns of the Weak Special: 100 Top One-Liners
Stan Kegel
5/25/03
The 100 best one-liners as chosen by the readers of Mike Bull’s “Pun of the Day”
(...)
87. Two banks with different rates have a conflict of interest.

25 August 2003, Rockford (IL) Register Star, “Create a light-hearted workplace” by Rhonda Abrams, pg. 19, col. 2:
Two banks with different rates have a conflict of interest.

31 January 2004, Daily News-Record (Harrisonburg, PA), “Bishop Mantle” by Jim Bishop, pg. 13, col. 1:
Do two banks with different rates have a conflict of interest? (Whenever I go near my bank I get withdrawal symptoms.)

Google Groups: alt.humor.puns
Kid’s Puns of the Weak 03-09-04
Stan Kegel
3/9/04
(...)
A bank manager without anyone around may find themselves a-loan. Some bankers are generous to a vault. But not with other banks because two banks with different rates have a conflict of interest. Whenever I go near my bank I get withdrawal symptoms. But I keep away because the fine print is usually a clause for suspicion. (Dianne)

Google Books
All Kinds of Humor:
Jokes, Quips, and Fun Stuff for Many Occasions

By Frank Verano
Xlibris Corporation (Xlibris.com)
2012
Pg. 210:
Two banks with different rates have a conflict of interest.

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FunnyBone
‏@140funquotes
Two banks with different rates have a conflict of interest. !
12:39 AM - 15 May 2016

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityBanking/Finance/Insurance • Friday, May 20, 2016 • Permalink