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what a stupid comment

On Wed, 17 Jun 1998 14:32:55 -0500 "Caldwell, Stan" <scaldwell(--nospam--at)>
>This humorous contribution was sent by my son, a young mechanical
>engineer who is currently running 100,000 DOF FEA models of heart 
>in Austin, Texas:
>A herd of buffalo can only move as fast as the slowest buffalo, and 
>the herd is hunted, it is the slowest and weakest ones at the back 
>are killed first. This natural selection is good for the herd as a
>whole, because the general speed and health of the whole keeps 
>by the regular culling of the weakest members.
>In much the same way, the human brain can operate only as fast as the
>slowest brain cells. Excessive intake of alcohol, we all know, kills 
>brain cells, but naturally it attacks the slowest and weakest brain
>cells first. In this way, regular consumption of beer eliminates the
>weaker cells, constantly making the brain a faster and more efficient
>machine. The results of this in-depth epidemiological study verifies 
>validates the causal link between all-weekend parties and engineering
>performance. It also explains why, after a few short years of leaving
>university and getting married, most engineers cannot keep up with the
>performance of the new graduates. Only those few that stick to the
>strict regimen of voracious alcoholic consumption can maintain the
>intellectual levels that they achieved during their university years.
>So, this is a call to arms. As our country is losing its technological
>edge we should not shudder in our homes. Get back into the bars! Quaff
>that beer! Your company and country need you to be at your peak, and 
>shouldn't deny yourself the career that you could have. Be all that 
>can be!  Drink all that you can drink!
>--- Anonymous Brainchild

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