Some articles on bank:
... check is effective as a note of the bank ... The length of a hold varies (2 days to 2 weeks) depending on the bank ... It is not clear what length of time may pass before a bank can be held responsible for accepting a bad cashier's check ...
Famous quotes containing the words drafts and/or bank:
“It is surprising with what impunity and comfort one who has always lain in a warm bed in a close apartment, and studiously avoided drafts of air, can lie down on the ground without a shelter, roll himself in a blanket, and sleep before a fire, in a frosty autumn night, just after a long rain-storm, and even come soon to enjoy and value the fresh air.”
—Henry David Thoreau (18171862)
“The English language is like a broad river on whose bank a few patient anglers are sitting, while, higher up, the stream is being polluted by a string of refuse-barges tipping out their muck.”
—Cyril Connolly (19031974)