A frog goes into a bank and approaches the teller. The frog sees from the
name plate that the teller's name is Paddy Whack. So the frog says,
"Mr. Whack, I'd like a loan to buy a boat."
Paddy Whack looks at the frog in disbelief and asks how much he wants to
The frog says 30,000 dollars. The teller asks his name and the frog says
his name is Kermit Jagger and that he knows the bank's manager.
Paddy explains that 30,000 dollars is a lot of money, that the frog must
secure some collateral against the loan and asks if he has any
The frog says, "Sure. I have this" and the frog produces a tiny
pink elephant, about half an inch tall, bright pink and perfectly
Confused, Paddy explains that he must consult with the manager and
disappears into a back office. Whack finds the manager and says,
"There's a frog out front named "Kermit Jagger" who says
he know you and wants to borrow 30 grand. And he wants to use this as
collateral." Whack holds up the tiny pink elephant. "I mean,
what is this?"
The bank manager replies,
"It's a knick-knack, Paddy Whack! Give the
frog a loan! His old man's a Rolling Stone!"