What are the Means of Real Engineers

  • Real Engineers consider themselves well dressed if their socks match.
  • Real Engineers buy their spouses a set of matched screwdrivers for their birthday.
  • Real engineers have a non-technical vocabulary of 800 words.
  • Real Engineers repair their own cameras, telephones, televisions, watches, and automatic transmissions.
  • Real Engineers say "It's 70 degrees Fahrenheit, 25 degrees Celsius, and 298 Kelvin" and all you say is "Isn't it a nice day?"
  • Real Engineers wear badges so they don't forget who they are. Sometimes a note is attached saying "Don't offer me a ride today. I drove my own car".
  • Real Engineers' politics run towards acquiring a parking space with their name on it and an office with a window.
  • Real Engineers know the "ABC's of Infrared" from A to B.
  • Real Engineers know how to take the cover off of their computer, and are not afraid to do it.
  • Real Engineers' briefcases contain a Phillips screwdriver, a copy of "Quantum Physics", and a half of a peanut butter sandwich.
  • Real Engineers don't find the above at all funny.

Sent by: Joke Labs posted on 11 November 2006