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When code writing bodies and federal/local statutes are considered, there is some
legitimate overlap between the engineering profession and politics.  These
overlaps often provide the greatest humor to be found in engineering.

And of course, the language as given below leaves out: age, gender, physical
disability, sexual orientation, marital status, and nation of origin.  If you're
going to try to make the list complete...

Paul Crocker

Shafat Qazi wrote:

> Dear List members:
> Please read the latest copy of the List Rules as posted on our web site at:
> Also, a change to one of the questions has been proposed. The purpose of
> the change is to ban political discussions. Please review this question and
> let me know how you feel. Notice the all caps word is the only change. So,
> please limit your comments to that portion of rule.
> 23. Can I post a joke to the list?
> This list server is intended to focus on the Structural engineering issues.
> Normally, the jokes are NOT welcome by members. However, an occasional joke
> relating engineers are allowed, provided the content is not regarding
> POLITICS, race, religion or ethnicity. If your email is found inappropriate
> by the administrator, you will be warned and may be suspended from the list.]
> I thank you for your cooperation.
> Shafat Qazi, P.E.
> Admin, SEAINT