From: Roger Turk <73527.1356(--nospam--at)compuserve.com>
Date: Sun, 5 Aug 2001 12:55:02 -0400
G Vishwanath wrote:
. > At the risk of sounding personal, let me expound on
. > the subject of wives when one is building one's house.
. > Wives are both a blessing and a nuisance when one is
. > building one's own house. They can't be kept out of
. > this. We can only build a house. The wife is needed to
. > convert it into a livable home.
A man only needs a roof over his head. A woman needs a home!
. > Of course, my wife occasionally cribbed about these
. > mistakes. I sought to escape her ire by passing the
. > buck and my consultant was a convenient scapegoat but
. > she would demolish my argument with cold feminine
. > logic (How come you too missed it ? Are you not an
. > engineer too ? )
To illustrate that engineers are not all-knowledgeable on everything
engineering, you might have reminded your wife that brain surgeons would be a
poor choice to perform obstetrics, as would having an obstetrician perform
brain surgery based on the fact that they *are* medical doctors.
A. Roger Turk, P.E.(Structural)
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