OT: The Engineer


For your slide-ruler among us:
The Engineer ------------
An engineer died and reported to the pearly gates. An intern angel, filling in for St. Peter, checked his dossier and grimly said, "Ah, you're an engineer; you're in the wrong place."
So the engineer was cast down to the gates of hell and was let in. Pretty soon, the engineer became gravely dissatisfied with the level of comfort in hell, and began designing and building improvements. After a while, the underworld had air conditioning, flush toilets, and escalators, and the engineer was becoming a pretty popular guy among the demons.
One day, God called Satan up on the telephone and asked with a sneer, "So, how's it going down there in hell?"
Satan laughed and replied, "Hey, things are going great. We've got air conditioning and flush toilets and escalators, and there's no telling what this engineer is going to come up with next."
God's face clouded over and he exploded, "What? You've got an engineer? That's a mistake; he should never have gotten down there; send him up here."
Satan shook his head, "No way. I like having an engineer on the staff, and I'm keeping him."
God was as mad as he had ever been, "This is not the way things are supposed to work and you know it. Send him back up here or I'll sue."
Satan laughed uproariously, "Yeah, right. And just where are YOU going to get a lawyer?"
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EXPLETIVE: A balm, usually applied verbally in hindsight,
which somehow eases those pains and indignities following
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snipped-for-privacy@diversify.com wrote:

Great .sig! True too. (Or is it too true?:)
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snipped-for-privacy@diversify.com wrote:

Hah. Just forwarded this on to my lawyer, plus a tech writer friend and her brother the physicist who owns a tech company -- and who's father is an attorney.
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Tim Wescott
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I just forwarded it to SWMBO, who is an attorney at a tech firm with lots of engineers, although she is an attorney with a good sense of humor.
Chuck
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Tim,
Just stopped by your web site and noticed this type.....
"This analysis will validate can validate your methods, expose areas where more ...."
Bob S.
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none wrote:

Thanks. If I ever get time between contracts to do the work I need to fix that so I can attract more contracts.
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Tim Wescott
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Super joke. One of the rare ones which is worth forwarding!
Chris
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