An elderly, white-haired man walked into a jewelry store late one Friday afternoon with a beautiful young blond at his side.
He told the jeweler he was looking for a special ring for his girlfriend.
The jeweler looked through his stock and brought out a £5,000 ring. The old man said, "No, I'd like to see something more special."
At that the jeweler went to his special stock and brought another ring over. "Here's a stunning ring at only £40,000," he said.
The young lady's eyes sparkled and her whole body trembled with excitement. The old man seeing this said, "We'll take it."
The jeweler asked how payment would be made and the old man replied, "By cheque. I know you need to make sure it clears so I'll write it now, you can then call the bank on Monday morning to verify the funds and I'll pick the ring up on Monday afternoon,"
On Monday morning, the jeweler 'phoned the old man and said "Sir, there's no money in that account."
"I know," said the old man, "but let me tell you about my weekend