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- From: "Mike Brown" <mike.brown(--nospam--at)cshqa.com>
- Date: Thu, 18 Jun 1998 13:13:17 -0600
Very well put. -----Original Message----- From: John Cannon Jones <jcjones(--nospam--at)pell.net> To: seaoc(--nospam--at)seaoc.org <seaoc(--nospam--at)seaoc.org> Date: Thursday, June 18, 1998 10:33 AM Subject: RE: Smarter Engineers!! >[john] Gee, and they say Engineers can't take a joke. Boy, society sure is >wrong about us. Lighten up! >Personally, I thought it was pretty funny. Keep'em coming Stan. Also, I >enjoy the quotes after your name and the Dilbert stuff that you send. > >John Jones, EIT >Pell City, AL > >"If you're gonna be stupid, you'd better be tough!" --Bob Barnett, PE > >[robert] >what a stupid comment > > >[stan] >>This humorous contribution was sent by my son, a young mechanical >>engineer who is currently running 100,000 DOF FEA models of heart >>valves >>in Austin, Texas: >> >> >>A herd of buffalo can only move as fast as the slowest buffalo, and >>when >>the herd is hunted, it is the slowest and weakest ones at the back >>that >>are killed first. This natural selection is good for the herd as a >>whole, because the general speed and health of the whole keeps >>improving >>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 >>off >>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 >>and >>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 >>you >>shouldn't deny yourself the career that you could have. Be all that >>you >>can be! Drink all that you can drink! >> >>--- Anonymous Brainchild >> >> >> >> > >_____________________________________________________________________ >You don't need to buy Internet access to use free Internet e-mail. >Get completely free e-mail from Juno at http://www.juno.com >Or call Juno at (800) 654-JUNO [654-5866] > > > > > > >
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