My cousin, a civil engineer who's about a decade older than me, eventually became
director of water works for the City of Calgary. He summed up his whole degree:
"**** flows downhill. Everything else is detail."
Gary Smith wrote:
> A sage plumber I once visited at his throne on a high pile, er, mountain
> of, er, uh, well anyway.... he told me that there are two secrets to
> The good water comes up, and the dirty water goes down the hole.
> Most people only mix these cardinal rules up once at most. (unless you
> are really, really, really stupid).
> K'aya K'ama,
> Gerald/gary Smith gszion1 @juno.com http://www
> "No one is as hopelessly enslaved as the person who thinks he's free." -
> Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
> > W/L 5/8 BELOW
> > Any plumbers out there who can read toiletese? ;-)
> I'm neither a plumber nor fluent in toiletese, but I suspect the first
> number is the tank capacity, while the second refers to the total amount
> of water per flush.
> Septic Stephen
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