HIGH FINANCE

> > Paddy bought a donkey from a farmer for £100.
> > The farmer agreed to deliver the donkey the next day.
> > In the morning he drove up and said, ‘Sorry son, but I have some bad
> > news.
> > The donkey’s died.’
> > Paddy replied, ‘Well just give me my money back then.’
> > The farmer said, ‘Can’t do that. I’ve already spent it.’
> > Paddy said, ‘OK then, just bring me the dead
> > donkey.’
> > The farmer asked, ‘What are you going to do with
> > him?’
> > Paddy said, ‘I’m going to raffle him off.’
> > The farmer said, ‘You can’t raffle a dead donkey!’
> > Paddy said, ‘Sure I can. Watch me. I just won’t tell anybody he’s
> > dead.’
> > A month later, the farmer met up with Paddy and asked, ‘What happened
> > with that dead donkey?’
> > Paddy said, ‘I raffled him off. I sold 500 tickets at £2 each and
> > made a profit of £898′ The farmer said, ‘Didn’t anyone complain?’
> > Paddy said, ‘Just the guy who won. So I gave him his
> > £2 back.’
> > Paddy now works for the Commonwealth Bank.
>

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