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11-11-2005, 06:21 PM
Spied these fun quotes in an engineering mag.
Anybody out there with similar ? :)

When it comes to getting things done, we need fewer architects and more bricklayers

If hard work were such a wonderful thing, surely the rich would have kept it all to themselves

UK Yellow Pages (this reference has been removed from new editions of the Yellow Pages)
Boring - See Civil Engineers.


14-11-2005, 01:44 AM
A couple:

Posted on a construction fence a few years back: "If it weren't for engineers, the white sock manufacturers would be out of business."

Q: How do you instill fear in an engineer?

A: Begin your question with the phrase: "What if..."

30-11-2005, 03:45 AM

1. Do not walk behind me, for I may not lead. Do not walk
ahead of me, for I may not follow. Do not walk beside me
either. Just pretty much leave me the hell alone.

2. The journey of a thousand miles begins with a broken fan
belt and a leaky tire.

3. It's always darkest before dawn. So if you're going to steal
your neighbor's newspaper, that's the time to do it.

4. Don't be irreplaceable. If you can't be replaced, you can't be promoted.

5. Always remember that you're unique. Just like everyone else.

6. Never test the depth of the water with both feet.

7. If you think nobody cares if you're alive, try missing a couple
of car payments.

8. Before you criticize someone, you should walk a mile in their shoes.
That way, when you criticize them, you're a mile away and you have
their shoes.

9. If at first you don't succeed, skydiving is not for you.

10. Give a man a fish and he will eat for a day. Teach him how
to fish, and he will sit in a boat and drink beer all day.

11. If you lend someone $20 and never see that person again,
it was probably worth it.

12. If you tell the truth, you don't have to remember anything.

13. Some days you're the bug; some days you're the windshield.

14. Everyone seems normal until you get to know them.

15. The quickest way to double your money is to fold it in half
and put it back in your pocket.

16. A closed mouth gathers no foot.

17. Duct tape is like 'The Force'. It has a light side and a dark
side, and it holds the universe together.

18. There are two theories to arguing with women. Neither one works.

19. Generally speaking, you aren't learning much when your
lips are moving.

20. Experience is something you don't get until just after you
need it.

21. Never miss a good chance to shut up.

22. Never, under any circumstances, take a sleeping pill and
a laxative on the same night.

mom of 3
01-12-2005, 12:59 PM
18. There are two theories to arguing with women. Neither one works.

No way!!!!!!!! We don't argue - we just make sure that you realize when you boys are incorrect in your thinking! :D
Hey, is anyone out there hiring???????

02-12-2005, 01:06 AM
Drei: Re: Hiring....What kind of work do you want to do? :-)

mom of 3
07-12-2005, 12:46 PM
Drei: Re: Hiring....What kind of work do you want to do? :-)

Full time! :D