The banker replies, “Well, that’s a lot of money. May I see the invention?”
The man looks down, a bit embarrassed and says, “I’d really rather not show you.”
“You expect me to give you $50,000 without knowing what the invention is? That would be irresponsible. That’s not how things work,” the banker says.
Sheepishly, the man reaches into the breast pocket of his jacket and pulls out a small vial of white powder and says, “See this? You sprinkle this between a woman’s legs and it makes her taste just like an orange.”
The banker stands up and points toward the exit, “Get out of my bank with that disgusting invention. How dare you?”
The man returns the vial to his pocket and slinks out of the bank.
Six months pass and the same man returns to the same bank. This time, though, he has $11,000,000 he wants to deposit. The teller notifies the same bank official of the large deposit. The banker, recognizing the man from the earlier meeting, says to him, “Please don’t tell me you made this much money from that disgusting invention.”
The man says, “No, no, no. I created something much better.” He reaches into the breast pocket of his jacket, pulls out a vial of black powder, and says to the banker, “See this? You sprinkle this on an orange…”