Corey has to order new checks. We sat around talking about checks and he joked that he might order ones with a wolf howling at the moon. My mom, by accident she claims, clicked the wrong box on a form once and ended up with a packet of ridiculous cartoon checks with the extra carbon page. She looked like one of those ladies in holiday sweaters with plastic earrings, pulling out her animated checks with the carbon page.
It reminded me of my K-Mart days, when you bet your ass I would judge people based on their check preferences. Mennonite women always seemed to have Disney checks, while men in hats always had NASCAR ones. Frat boys tended to have Eagles or Penn State checks, but there were also people who rocked the gold-embossed monograms or Mickey Mouse. Adults! With Mickey Mouse!
My cousin Addy works as a bank teller on college breaks, and I asked her to tell me what sort of checks she sees these days, ten long years since my last K-Mart transaction. Here is her compilation of regular basis checks:
Wizard of Oz
I can't decide which ones are the most embarrassing. I am leaning toward leopard, but Scooby-Doo is high up there! Which checks do you find most embarrassing?