IMGUR USER sonan303 said that his six-year-old recently asked for an advance on his pocket money so he could buy a toy. He received this official-looking letter in response.
We must draw your attention to the letterhead.
We regret to inform you at this time that we are unable to provide the load in the amount requested of $20. After reviewing your account, we have found you have insufficient funds, and a history of not doing your chores.
Sheesh. This bank manager is tough.
Furthermore, over $80 has been spent on discretionary entertainment expenses since Christmas. This is an unsustainable amount of expenditure, and we cannot further compound the problem by financially existing without incurring further debt at this point.
“If you would like to refute this decision, you can contact our complaints department at [mother's mobile number]. Our dispute manager may be able to persuade us to reverse our decision.”
It’s a long way of saying “Ask your mother”, but you can’t argue with the method.