"My bank account needs month-to-month resuscitation” (a pun on “mouth-to-mouth resuscitation") is a jocular one-liner that has been printed on bumper stickers. “The way my wife writes checks, our account needs month-to-month resuscitation” was credited to Texas humorist Shelby Friedman in 1967.
13 November 1967, Dallas (TX) Morning News, “It Happened Last Night” by Earl Wilson, pg. 12A, col. 5:
Earl’s Pearls: “The way my wife writes checks,” puns Shelby Friedman, “our account needs month-to-month resuscitation.”
19 August 1968, Charleston (WV) Gazette, “The Gazetteer” by James Dent, pg. 24, col. 1:
FELLOW says he recently saw a sign in the window of a loan company: “We Offer Month To Month Resuscitation.”
14 June 1969, Greensboro (NC) Daily News, “Today’s Chuckle,” pg. 1, col. 4:
The secret of longevity for bank accounts has been found! Month-to-month resuscitation.
Every Day Light:
By Selwyn Hughes and Thomas Kinkade
Nashville, TN : Broadman & Holman
Does your bank account need month-to-month resuscitation?
Funny One Liners
My bank account needs month to month resuscitation. (via @lefirered) #jokes #humor
8:31 AM - 19 Jun 2009
My bank account needs month-to-month resuscitation.
3:52 AM - 28 Oct 2009
MY BANK ACCOUNT NEEDS MONTH-TO-MONTH RESUSCITATION.
December 19, 2011
Bumper Sticker: My bank account needs month-month resuscitation.
6:40 AM - 21 Jan 2014
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