OT: Quote of the day

John Sessoms jsessoms002 at nc.rr.com
Sat Oct 3 22:37:43 EDT 2009


From: Larry Colen
> On Fri, Oct 02, 2009 at 09:30:21PM -0700, Joseph McAllister wrote:
>> > You guys sure keep me busy. Can't you do anything on your own?    :-) 
>> > 
>> > http://www.csgnetwork.com/cubitscnv.html
>> > 
>> > Try this and take your pick!
> 
> A friend once commented about a metric assload of stuff, and then
> pointed out that a metric assload is 1.6 American assloads.
> 
> Back in college, I lived in one of those interesting college
> households. As we were not rich, and it doesn't get all *that* cold in
> Davis CA, we chose not to heat the house in winter. This led to some
> debates whether it was f*cking cold or merely damn cold.
> 
> One day I took some masking tape and a pen and recalibrated the
> thermometer on the unused thermastat to something like:
> 
> GDMFH MFH FH GDH DH H W C DC GDC FC MFC GDMFC
> 
> The next morning when the inevtible debate on whether it was f*cking
> cold or merely godamned cold occured, I made a point of checking the
> thermometer and observed that it was merely damned cold.

My first college room-mate was a EE major. The instructor in their first 
semester math course offered extra credit on the final if anyone could 
derive a "volt-meter".





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