Back in 1929 Financial Crash, it was said that some Wall Street Stockbrokers and Bankers JUMPED from their office windows and committed suicide when confronted with the news of their firm's and client's financial ruin . . . many people were said to almost feel a little sorry for them . . . . . . .
However, in 2008 the attitude has changed somewhat:
Q: What's the difference between Investment Bankers and London Pigeons?
A: The Pigeons are still capable of making deposits on new BMW's