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"I hate check writing, but, hey, it pays the bills."
A panhandler with a sign that reads "From 1040 Schedule 'A' Line 15 Gifts by cash or check.."
Tags:beggar, beggars, begging, bum, bums, panhandler, panhandlers, panhandling, street person, street people, homeless, homelessness, living on the street, money, donation, donations, donating, charity, poverty, tax, taxes, filing taxes, tax deduction, tax deductions, irs, i.r.s., internal revenue service, taxman, taxmen, accounting, accountant, accountants, form 1040, gift, gifts, cash, cheque, cheques, check, checks
Tags:writer, writers, writing, typing, author, authors, book, books, novel, novels, literature, manuscript, manuscripts, draft, drafts, publisher, publishers, publishing, publishing company, publishing companies, publishing house, publishing industry, cheque, cheques, check, checks, royalty check, royalty checks, royalty cheque, royalty cheques, money, finances, personal finances, pay, royalties, muse, muses, inspiration, inspired
"It's from my Swiss account."
Tags:literal, literally, cheese, cheeses, holey cheese, hole, holes, swiss, swiss cheese, stereotype, stereotypes, stereotypical, swiss cheeses, traditional, pun, puns, visual gag, visual joke, word play, play on words, word-play, pay, payment, bank, banks, banking, foreign investment, overseas, cheque, check, cheques, checks, check book, cheque book, paid
"Let's make the bill easy and just split it."
Tags:literature, myth, myths, legend, legends, folklore, book, books, king arthur, camelot, knights of the round table, round table, history, historical, medieval, knight, knights, restaurant, restaurants, dining out, eating out, meal, meals, food, eating, dining, order, orders, ordering, bill, bills, cheque, cheques, check, checks, splitting the bill, paying the bill, splitting the cheque, paying the cheque, paying the check, splitting the check, money, splitting, separate, dividing, division, divisions, sharing, king, kings, sovereign, sovereigns, ruler, rulers, monarch, monarchs, monarchy, royal, royalty
"I didn't have time to go shopping,so I just wrote him a nice check."
Tags:religion, religious, bible, biblical, new testament, nativity story, christmas story, jesus, jesus christ, baby jesus, birth of jesus, jesus's birth, son of god, three wise men, three kings, magi, balthazar, melchior, caspar, gold, frankincense, myrrh, gift, gifts, present, presents, christmas, noel, yule, shopping, cheque, cheques, check, checks, money
"Darling, you never let me see the side of you that pays."
Tags:restaurant, restaurants, dining out, eating out, meal, meals, food, eating, dining, relationship, relationships, relationship issues, relationship problems, marriage, marriages, married life, couple, couples, husband, husbands, wife, wives, spouse, spouses, partner, partners, boyfriend, boyfriends, girlfriends, date, dates, dating, conflict, conflicts, bill, bills, paying, payment, money, check, checks, cheque, cheques, credit card, credit cards, going dutch, equality, modern life
"Let's see, who had the canary?"
Tags:animal, animals, talking animals, talking animal, cat, cats, pet, pets, restaurant, restaurants, dining out, eating out, food, meal, meals, dining, eating, paying, paying the bill, bill, bills, receipt, receipts, cheque, cheques, check, checks, money, sorting out the bill, canary, canaries, bird, birds, cat who ate the canary, cat who swallowed the canary, cat who got the canary, smirk, smirks, smile, smiles, proud, smug, self-satisfied, expression, expressions, idiom, idioms
"I've been told that my check is in the mail. Could you verify that for me?"
Tags:post, mail, letter, letters, postman, postmen, postal worker, postal workers, post office, post offices, cheque, cheques, check, checks, money, finances, verification, check, double check, tracking, proof, evidence, scam, scams, scammer, scammers, customer, customers, customer request, customer requests, excuse, excuses, common excuse, common excuses
'It's a tax refund. There's a note attached asking us not to cash it before next week.'
"Whoops!...Forgot my wallet. Can you take care of this?"
Tags:relationship, relationships, relationship issues, relationship problems, couple, couples, dating, date, dates, bad date, bad dates, bad sign, red flag, cheap date, cheap dates, money, finances, forgetting your wallet, paying the bill, bill, bills, check, checks, cheque, cheques, paying, man, men, unfunded, no funding, excuse, excuses
Decline of the Roman Empire.
Tags:roman, romans, julius caesar, caesar, card, transaction, cards, credit, debit, restaurant, restaurants, waiter, waiters, payment, payments, decline, declined, emperor, emperors, empress, embarrass, embarrassment, embarrassed, check, chekcs, cheque, cheques, hun, huns, bounce, bounced, the argyle sweater, argyle sweater
'Our family budget is a system of checks and bounces.'
"How much do we have to leave to avoid a social-media incident?"
Tags:tipping culture, tip, tips, tipping, tipping etiquette, polite, politeness, manners, good manners, etiquette, good etiquette, social media, viral, restaurant, restaurants, waiter, waiters, waitress, waitresses, good tip, good tips, bad tip, bad tips, incident, incident, low tip, high tip, modern life, eating out, dining out, check, checks, cheques, cheque, bill, bills, paying, money
"I'd just like to let you know that even in good times I'd let you get the check."
'I made that payment a couple of days ago. The check's in the Internet.'
"That's very sweet, Mr. Sefton, but you still don't have enough money in your account to cover this check."
Tags:bank, banks, banking, teller, tellers, bank teller, bank tellers, cashier, cashiers, money, finances, personal finances, check, checks, cheque, cheques, bounced, bank account, bank accounts, insufficient funds, non-sufficient funds, nsf, music, musician, musicians, guitar, guitarist, guitarists, musical instrument, musical instruments, singer, singer, singing, flattery, compliment, compliments, complimenting, begging, romantic, sweet words
"I'll have your check in a moment, sir."
Tags:restaurant, restaurants, dining out, eating out, meal, meals, food, eating, dining, waiter, waiters, server, servers, maitre d', maitre d's, service, customer service, bill, bills, cheque, cheques, check, checks, payment, money, paying, complicated, math, maths, mathematics, arithmetic, algebra, equation, equations, customer, customers, patron, patrons, guest, guests
"I'm too old to go Dutch."
'I'm sorry, but we no longer accept payment in US dollars.'
'Here's a check for the loan you applied for. Please don't deposit it until Monday.'
"Hey, this is on me!"
Tags:uncle sam, united states, us, u.s., united states of america, usa, u.s.a., america, american symbol, american symbols, personification, world, globe, earth, planet earth, global, international, international relations, foreign relations, diplomacy, money, finances, bill, bills, cheque, cheques, check, checks, footing the bill, paying the bill, restaurant, restaurants, dining out, eating out, paying, politics, government, governments, symbolic
'Would you like to hear our bank's heartwarming theme song, as I refuse to compromise on your overdraft charges'
"Never bite the hand that signs the checks."
Tags:dog, dogs, puppy, puppies, pet dog, pet dogs, dog lover, dog lovers, pet, pets, dog owner, dog owners, mans best friend, man's best friend, the hand that feeds, business man, business men, businessman, businessmen, businessperson, cheques, cheque, signing cheques fired, firing, getting fired, canned, can, canning, getting canned, getting the sack, sacking, sacked, laid off, laid-off, lay off, lay-off, lay offs, lay-offs, redundancy, made redundant, redundancies, downsizing, unemployed, unemployment