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Um, is that The Onion?

Origami has folded, Sumo has gone belly up, Bonsai has cut its brances, Karaoke will go for a song and Kamikaze has nosedived?

A vivid image of what should exist acts as a surrogate for reality. Pursuit of the image then prevents pursuit of the reality -- John K. Galbraith

by Migeru (migeru at eurotrib dot com) on Thu Oct 9th, 2008 at 08:29:24 AM EST
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It seems at least a year old and is reported on some many websites that it is impossible (or rather very tedious) to figure out where it originated.

BBC NEWS | Talk about Newsnight | Friday, 19 October, 2007

And finally Newsnight viewer Chris Mills sent in this Joke fit for an eleven year old:
"The knock on from the recent US sub prime market problems, that hit Northern Rock among others, shows no signs of letting up. In fact it has now badly affected the banking system in Japan. In the last 7 days the Origami Bank has folded, Sumo Bank has gone belly up and Bonsai Bank plans to cutback some of its branches....."

and so on
by someone (s0me1smail(a)gmail(d)com) on Thu Oct 9th, 2008 at 08:44:21 AM EST
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