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I told someone once that I was a civil engineer....and the response was "So
what made you decide to drive trains?"

Chris Daniels 

 -----Original Message-----
From: 	Kipp.A.Martin(--nospam--at)mw.com [mailto:Kipp.A.Martin(--nospam--at)mw.com] 
Sent:	Wednesday, May 23, 2001 11:07 AM
To:	seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
Subject:	Engineer's Lack of Respect

I know this a little late joining this thread, but I wanted to relate an
incident that occurred this last weekend.  My family and I were driving
down the road behind a loaded ready-mix concrete truck.  My 9 year old
daughter, who knows that her father is  a structural engineer and that I
design in concrete almost every working day of my life has a question about
the truck.  She says "Mom, why does that thing on the truck keep turning
around?"  I tell ya', I don't get no respect.

--Kipp Martin, S. E.
  Portland, Oregon
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