Wednesday, October 08, 2008

Banks In Crisis


Following the problems in the sub-prime lending market in America and the run on Northern Rock in the UK, uncertainty has now hit Japan.

In the last 7 days, Origami Bank has folded, Sumo Bank has gone belly up and Bonsai Bank announced plans to cut some of its branches.

Yesterday, it was announced that Karaoke Bank is up for sale and will likely go for a song, while today shares in Kamikaze Bank were suspended after they nose-dived.

While Samurai Bank is soldiering on following sharp cutbacks, Ninja Bank is reported to have taken a hit, but they remain in the black.

Furthermore, 500 staff at Karate Bank got the chop and analysts report that there is something fishy going on at Sushi Bank where it is feared that staff may get a raw deal.

I know this credit crunch stuff is all very serious but gotta try to crack a smile occasionally, no?


  1. Anonymous2:34 pm

    haha very funny.

    And yes, we do need to be able to laugh about it all occasionally. The only other option is to cry and that means you need tissues.

  2. I just look at my own bank account and feel like crying!

  3. Well it made me laugh.....and any thing that does that is GOOD!

  4. I heard that Teppanyaki Bank got fried.