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Understanding Engineers - Take One:
 
Two engineering students were walking across a university campus when one said, "Where did you get such a great bike?"


The second engineer replied, "Well, I was walking along yesterday, Minding my own business, when a beautiful woman rode up on this bike, threw it to the ground, took off all her clothes and said, "Take what you want."


The other engineer nodded approvingly and said, "Good choice; the clothes probably wouldn't have fit you anyway."

 
Understanding Engineers - Take Two:
 
To the optimist, the glass is half full.  To the pessimist, the glass is half empty.  To the engineer, the glass is twice as big as it needs to be.
 
Understanding Engineers - Take Three:
 
A priest, a doctor, and an engineer were waiting one morning for a Particularly slow group of golfers.
The engineer fumed, "What's with those blokes?  We must have been waiting for fifteen minutes!"
The doctor chimed in, "I don't know, but I've never seen such inept Golf!"
The priest said, "Here comes the greens keeper.  Let's have a word with Him."
He said, "Hello, George!  What's wrong with that group ahead of us?
They're rather slow, aren't they?"
The greens keeper replied, "Oh, yes.  That's a group of blind fire fighters.
They lost their sight saving our clubhouse from a fire last year, so we always let them play for free anytime."
The group fell silent for a moment.
The priest said, "That's so sad.  I think I will say a special prayer for them tonight."
The doctor said, "Good idea.  I'm going to contact my ophthalmologist colleague and see if there's anything he can do for them."
The engineer said, "Why can't they play at night?"
 
Understanding Engineers - Take Four:
 
What is the difference between mechanical engineers and civil engineers?
Mechanical engineers build weapons and civil engineers build targets
 
Understanding Engineers - Take Five:
 
The graduate with a science degree asks, "Why does it work?" The Graduate with an engineering degree asks, "How does it work?" The Graduate with an accounting degree asks, "How much will it cost?" The Graduate with an arts degree asks, "Do you want fries with that?"
 
Understanding Engineers - Take Six:
 
Normal people believe that if it isn't broke, don't fix it.  Engineers believe that if it isn't broke, it doesn't have enough features yet.

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