A frog goes into a bank and approaches the teller. He can see from her nameplate that the teller’s
name is Patricia Whack. So he says, “Ms. Whack, I’d like to get a loan to buy a boat and go on a long vacation.”
Patti looks at the frog in disbelief and asks how much he wants to borrow. The frog says $30,000. The teller asks his name and the frog says that his name is Kermit Jagger, his dad is Mick Jagger, and that it’s OK, he knows the bank manager.
Patti explains that $30,000 is a substantial amount of money and that he will need to secure some collateral against the loan. She asks if he has anything he can use as collateral. The frog says, “Sure. I have this,” and produces a tiny pink porcelain elephant, about half an inch tall - bright pink and perfectly formed.
Very confused, Patti explains that she’ll have to consult with the manager and then disappears into a back office. She finds the manager and says: “There’s a frog called Kermit Jagger out there who claims to know you and wants to borrow $30,000. And he wants to use this as collateral.” She hold up the tiny pink elephant. “I mean, what the heck is this?”
The bank manager looks back at her and says: “It’s a knick knack, Patti Whack. Give the frog a loan. His old man’s a Rolling Stone.”
Theories pass. The frog remains. - Jean Rostand
Women and elephants never forget. - Dorothy Parker
Done the elephants, done the poverty. - Phil Tufnell
I'm a tadpole trying to be a frog. - Toni Braxton
The elephant can survive only if forests survive. - Mark Shand
The elephant does not limp when walking on thorns. - African Proverb
Anything related to elephants is irrelephant. - Unknown
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When two elephants fight it is the grass that gets trampled. - African Proverb
There are 350 varieties of shark, not counting loan and pool. - L.M. Boyd
Talent is a loan from God for the relief of man's estate. - Jelal Ad-Din
I was a great student at a great school, Wharton School of Finance. - Donald Trump
Before you eat the elephant, make sure you know what parts you want to eat. - Todd Stocker
Curb your fretting, tadpole, or the frog of your future will fail to croak. - Paul Collins
I have a memory like an elephant. I remember every elephant I've ever met. - Herb Caen
Don't be a fish; be a frog. Swim in the water and jump when you hit ground. - Kim Young-ha
Women are like elephants to me: nice to look at, but I wouldn't want to own one. - WC Fields
My roommate got a pet elephant. Then it got lost. It's in the apartment somewhere. - Steven Wright
Analyzing humor is like dissecting a frog. Few people are interested and the frog dies of it. - E.B. White
Do I have a large frog in my hair? I'm worried about the sensation of my brain being eaten. - Joaquin Phoenix
One morning I shot an elephant in my pyjamas.
How he got into my pyjamas I'll never know. - Groucho Marx
When you have an elephant by the hind legs and he is trying to run away, it's best to let him run. - Abraham Lincoln
I'd kiss a frog even if there was no promise of a Prince Charming popping out of it. I love frogs. - Cameron Diaz
His wallet is more capacious than an elephant's scrotum and just as difficult to get your hands on. - Blackadder
You describe the elephant by its size, but the mosquito by its impact. Even the smallest thing has an impact. - Celia Apeagyei-Collins
Bank of America is to sweetheart loans and Democratic Party payoffs as Paula Deen is to sugar and bacon grease. - Michelle Malkin
To an entrepreneur, closing a financing often feels like the end of a marathon. It's actually the starting gun. - Andy Dunn
Motherhood is not for the fainthearted. Frogs, skinned knees and the insults of teenage girls are not meant for the wimpy. - Danielle Steele
Finance functions lose the potential to steer their organizations to success when they defer performance management to other functions. - Jack Alexander
Humor can be dissected, as a frog can, but the thing dies in the process and the innards are discouraging to any but the pure scientific mind. - E.B. White
Five frogs are sitting on a log. Four decide to jump off. How many are left?
Five, because there's a difference between deciding and doing. - Mark L. Feldman & Michael F. Spratt
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