Kevin wrote:
On Fri, Jan 27, 2006 at 07:41:21AM -0600, Potter, Tom  E wrote:
Backhoes have an instinct for locating gas lines.

And fiberoptic cables. When the network goes down due to construction, it
is called 'backhoe fade'.

When the University of Michigan had, in one month, an outage caused by a backhoe-related fiber optic cut and one caused by a fire in the battery room of their NOC, it prompted someone to remark that they must have angered the God of Fire and Backhoes.

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