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Sent: Monday, April 24, 2000 8:57 PM
Subject: 1000 year old Engineering wonder
> Attention SEAINT Web server members:
> What adjective would you use to describe a 1000 "engineered" structure?
> What adjective can you think of ?????.
> How would you describe this structure to the public?
> See following message
> Subj: thanks & question
> Date: 00-04-19 12:38:01 EDT
> From: hs(--nospam--at)niia.net (Sandy & Harold Henderson)
> To: Rbengrguy(--nospam--at)aol.com
> I have an engineering type of question for you, in connection with a
> story I am working on. What adjective(s) would you find it appropriate to
> apply to someone who designed a large structure that lasted for a thousand
> How about if he was apparently the first to design anything in this way?
> And if the structure used materials that we would not expect to be
> durable at that location?
> No, this is not a joke. I find his achievement quite impressive, but I
> use a professional opinion, since I am likely to find even "routine"
> impressive once it is explained to me!
> Harold Henderson
> Chicago Reader
> "When all else fails, read the directions."
> **No electrons were injured in the production of this message**
> Please responding DIRECTLY to Mr. Henderson
> e-mail : hs(--nospam--at)niia.net
> Thanks Bob Johnson