The accountant was sitting in his local pub having a drink and watching the 10 o’clock news on the TV behind the bar. There was a story on the news about a man stood on the roof of a building and threatening to jump off. The accountant turns to the man next to him and says “Do you think he’ll jump?”

The man says “I reckon he’ll jump.”

“I bet you twenty quid he doesn’t.” said the accountant.

“You’re on,” says the man.

Just as the man and the accountant put their money on the bar, the man on the TV jumped falling to his death.

“You win,” says the accountant handing the man his money.

The man replies: “I can’t take your money. I saw the 6 o’clock news and knew he’d jump.”

“So did I,” said the accountant, “but I didn’t think he’d do it again.”

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