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Top 20 Engineers' Terminologies

Topic: science

Top 20 Engineers' Terminologies

1- A NUMBER OF DIFFERENT APPROACHES ARE BEING TRIED We are still wildly guessing.

2- EXTENSIVE REPORT IS BEING PREPARED ON A FRESH APPROACH TO THE PROBLEM We just hired three kids fresh out of college.

3- CLOSE PROJECT COORDINATION We know who to blame.

4- MAJOR TECHNOLOGICAL BREAKTHROUGH It works OK, but looks very hi-tech.

5- CUSTOMER SATISFACTION IS DELIVERED ASSURED We are so far behind schedule the customer is happy to get it delivered. (Example-Denver Airport)

6- PRELIMINARY OPERATIONAL TESTS WERE INCONCLUSIVE The darn thing blew up when we threw the switch.

7- TEST RESULTS WERE EXTREMELY GRATIFYING We are so surprised that the stupid thing works.

8- THE ENTIRE CONCEPT WILL HAVE TO BE ABANDONED The only person who understood the thing quit.

9- IT IS IN THE PROCESS It is so wrapped up in red tape that the situation is hopeless.

10- WE WILL LOOK INTO IT Forget it! We have enough problems for now.

11- PLEASE NOTE AND INITIAL Let's spread the responsibility for the screw up.

12- GIVE US THE BENEFIT OF YOUR THINKING We'll listen to what you have to say as long as it doesn't interfere with what we've already done.

13- GIVE US YOUR INTERPRETATION I can't wait to hear this bull!

14- SEE ME or LET'S DISCUSS Come into my office, I'm lonely.

15- ALL NEW Parts not interchangeable with the previous design.

16- RUGGED Too darn heavy to lift!

17- LIGHTWEIGHT Lighter than RUGGED.

18- YEARS OF DEVELOPMENT One finally worked.

19- ENERGY SAVING Achieved when the power switch is off.

20- LOW MAINTENANCE Impossible to fix if broken.


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