Thursday, December 10, 2009
Bloomberg reports that, after almost two years of failures and bailouts and with Wall Street bonus season now about to get underway, the American public thinks less of the nation's financiers than it does lawyers, insurance salesmen, and Congressmen.
Many lawyer jokes are easily adapted to the financial industry - just substitute "Wall Street banker" for every instance of "lawyer" below and they all kind of roll off your tongue:
Q: What do you call 5000 dead lawyers at the bottom of the ocean?
A: A good start!
Q: How can you tell when a lawyer is lying?
A: His lips are moving.
Q: What's the difference between a dead dog in the road and a dead lawyer in the road?
A: There are skid marks in front of the dog.