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>Advertising by professionals of any type, be they Accountants, Auditors, 
>Doctors, Lawyers or Engineers is everywhere considered unprofessional.
Not everywhere. The usual proscription in the US has been that an ad or 
public notice not be 'self-laudatory.' Consulting engineers put so-called 
business card ads in magazines and directories without risking anything 
but a few hundred bucks. 'Self-laudatory' is interpreted somewhat loosely 
by attorneys and cosmetic surgeons in the US, but engineering ads (see 
the back pages of Mechanical Engineering) are usually tasteful, 
especially compared to the flackery for some of the stuff we design or 
the software we use.

Christopher Wright P.E.    |"They couldn't hit an elephant from
chrisw(--nospam--at)        | this distance"   (last words of Gen.
___________________________| John Sedgwick, Spotsylvania 1864)