On yer bike

31st March 2006 at 01:00
Engineers, like all professions, have their own mindset. We hear of the following conversation between two engineering students crossing the campus.

"Where did you get such a great bike?"

"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 first engineer said approvingly: "Good choice; the clothes probably wouldn't have fitted."

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