Or so encourages the host of Prairie Home Companion who sends us to Bob’s Bank. It had such a homey sound and rural sense of scale. Laughable. Or maybe not.
Closer to home we have the Bank of Floyd. It conjures up for many a couple of short faux-columns on the old brick building next to Floyd’s Barbershop, Floyd presiding and standing outside under the spinning red and white barber pole waiting for his next white-sidewalls-and-a-shave customer.
However, the real BOF, while once held up to some criticism for its conservative way of doing business, is looking pretty solid these days.