Why banks should never mess with Seniors…

High five to the 82-year-old lady who wrote this letter to her branch of the Toronto Dominion Bank. I understand that despite the online banking robots taking over most of the bank’s activities, there were a couple of humans still around who were duly humbled by the following. Enjoy.

why banks shouldn't take on old ladies

We don’t like being old in the first place, so it doesn’t take much to piss us off.

Dear Sirs/Mesdames:

I am writing to thank you for bouncing my cheque with which I endeavoured to pay my plumber last month.

By my calculations, three nanoseconds must have elapsed between his presenting the cheque and the arrival in my account of the funds needed to honour it.

I refer, of course, to the automatic monthly deposit of my entire pension, an arrangement which, I admit, has been in place for only eight years. [Read more…]

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