Fandango’s word prompt today is RECTIFY
Eloise took her seat nervously in the Manager’s office.
He was very kind and offered her tea before getting down to the business at hand.
‘Now Mrs Thomas,’ he began. ‘It’s a question of your overdraft. It has got a little high and we are concerned about your current financial status.’
Eloise blushed to the roots of her pink rinse and looked at the floor.
‘Am I correct to understand you have your state and widow’s pensions, but no other income?’
‘Yes,’ she said quietly. ‘But I have been very careful and rarely use my cheque book.’
‘We do have two rather large amounts debited from your account this month which I agree is unusual. Are you aware of them?’
He showed her the entries on her bank statement.
‘Oh yes,’ she said brightly. ‘I bought myself a new microwave and a television.’
‘I see. Sadly that has taken you nearly six hundred pounds overdrawn.’
‘That’s not a problem at all Mr Jeeves! ‘ She said ferreting about in her bag. ‘I can rectify that immediately and write you a cheque. I have lots left!’