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Re: The Most Ridiculous Item of the Day (with apologies to Bill O'Reilly)

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Bill,

I once worked with a similar minded engineer. His explanation was "I've always done it that way and I never had any problems!"

Regards,

H. Daryl Richardson

----- Original Message ----- From: "Polhemus, Bill" <BPolhemus(--nospam--at)wje.com>
To: <seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org>
Sent: Thursday, January 12, 2006 8:10 AM
Subject: RE: The Most Ridiculous Item of the Day (with apologies to Bill O'Reilly)


I once had a senior engineer to whom I reported, tell me that I needed
"shrinkage and temperature steel" in a beam in the transverse direction.

-----Original Message-----
From: Kestner, James W. [mailto:jkestner(--nospam--at)somervilleinc.com]
Sent: Thursday, January 12, 2006 8:50 AM
To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
Subject: RE: The Most Ridiculous Item of the Day (with apologies to Bill
O'Reilly)

He needs to understand the background of the particular code requirement
to know where it should apply.

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