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.
Two engineering students were walking across 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. She threw the bike to the ground, took off all her clothes and said, ”Take what you want.”
”The second engineer nodded approvingly, ”Good choice; the clothes probably wouldn’t have fit.”
A pastor, a doctor and an engineer were waiting one morning for a particularly slow group of golfers.
The engineer fumed, ”What’s with these guys? We must have been waiting for 15 minutes!” The doctor chimed in, ”I don’t know, but I’ve never seen such ineptitude!
”The pastor said, ”Hey, here comes the greenskeeper. Let’s have a word with him.” [dramatic pause]
”Hi George. Say, what’s with that group ahead of us? They’re rather slow, aren’t they?”
The greenskeeper replied, ”Oh, yes, that’s a group of blind firefighters. They lost their sight saving our club house from
a fire last year, so we always let them play for free anytime.”
The group was silent for a moment.
The pastor said, ”That’s so sad. I think I will say a special prayer for them tonight.”
The doctor said, ”Good idea. And I’m going to contact my ophthalmologist buddy and see if there’s
anything he can do for them.”
The engineer said, ”Why can’t these guys play at night?”
A contribution from Anders in Viken