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Sounds like one for the ADA
Bruce C. Trobridge
Assistant Building Structural Engineer
NYS - Office of General Services

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> From: 	Bill Polhemus[SMTP:poly(--nospam--at)flash.net]
> Sent: 	Sunday, January 31, 1999 9:57 PM
> To: 	seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
> Subject: 	Re: Tall Building
> 
> Cleofe, Antonio Ronaldo C. wrote:
> 
> > > > Lateral Thinking Exercises
> > > >
> > > > 1) There is a man that lives on the top floor of a very tall
> building.
> > > > Everyday he gets the elevator down to the ground floor to leave
> > > > the  building to go to work.  Upon returning from work though, he
> can
> > > > only  travel half way up in the lift and has to walk the rest of the
> > > > way unless it's raining!
> > > > WHY?
> 
> I've got it.
> 
> He is too short to reach the buttons for any of the numbers above the
> middle
> floors.  However, if it is raining, he has brought his umbrella, so he
> uses it
> to punch the buttons!
> 
> (Don't know why he doesn't just take the umbrella every day, though!)
> 
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