An Intelligent Old Man...

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An Oldie but a goodie

An older, white haired man walked into a jewellery store one
Friday evening with a beautiful young girl at his side. He told
the jeweler he was looking for a special ring for his girlfriend.

The jeweller looked through his stock and brought out a $5,000 ring
and showed it to him.

The old man said, "I don't think you understand, I want something
very special."

At that statement, the jeweller went to his special stock and
another ring over. "Here's a stunning ring at only $40,000," the

The young lady's eyes sparkled and her whole body trembled with
excitement. Seeing this, the old man said, "We'll take it."
The jeweler asked how payment would be made and the old man stated
by check. "I know you need to make sure the check is good, so I'll
write it now and you can call the bank on Monday to verify the
funds and I'll pick the ring up Monday afternoon," he said.

Monday morning, a very teed-off jeweller phoned the old man. "You
old fart, you lied. There's no money in that account."

"I know", said the old man, "but can you imagine the weekend I

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