> Subject: The diamond
> A white haired old man went into a jewelry store one Friday evening with
> a beautiful young woman and 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 and showed it to him.
The old man said, "I don't think you understand, I want something very special."
> The jeweler then went to his special stock and brought another ring over.
> "Here's a stunning ring at only $40,000" the jeweler said.
> The young lady's eyes sparkled and her whole body trembled with
> The old man seeing this said, "We'll take it."
> When asked how payment would be made the old guy said he would
> pay by check.
> "I know you need to make sure my 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 upset jeweler phoned the old man.
> "There's no money in that account."
> "I know", said the old man, "But just imagine the weekend I had."
> Beware of old guys...........