Quotes that may actually be true

Just saw this quote and laughed at how true it really is.
“Arguing with an Engineer is a lot like wrestling in the mud with a pig, after a couple of hours you realize the pig likes it.”

Anyone else have similar quotes?


Q: How many programmers does it take to change a light bulb?
A: That’s a hardware issue.


I use that one a lot :smile:

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Q: How many Microsoft CEOs does it take to change a light bulb?
A: They just light a candle and declare it the standard.


An oldie:

How many SEO experts does it take to change a light bulb, lightbulb, light, bulb, lamp, lighting, switch…


Here are my favorites:

How many Object Oriented Programmers does it take to change a lightbulb?
None if the Constructors and Destructors are properly written


The wonderful thing about computers is that they do exactly what you ask them.
The trouble with computers is that they do exactly what you ask them.


Anything is possible; with a sense of humor and a checkbook


If Debugging is the process of removing errors
Then Programming must be the process of inserting them!


Back on the topic of engineers … I know a few of them, and thus know how wonderfully true this is:

To the optimist, the glass is half full. To the pessimist, it’s half empty. To the engineer, there is twice as much glass as there needs to be.


No matter how many people prove an engineer wrong, they will never admit it. They will tell you that it was supposed to be like that.

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To err is human; to really foul things up requires a computer.

Or, as Running Bear’s mug says,

To err is human; to arr is pirate.


Save the Planet, it’s the only one with chocolate.


To err is human… to really foul up requires the root password.


YES! I’m going to have to use these more often.

And to the pedant, the glass is full … 50% water, 50% air


Depends on what kind of pedant you are. No doubt a physicist would argue that the glass is almost completely empty, as elements are 99 woteva % empty space …

It’s sort of true, too.

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  1. There is not another word for Thesaurus
  2. The word “Phonetic” is not spelled the way it sounds
  3. The longest word in the English language with no repeating letters is uncopyrightable

Why is the word abbreviated so long?

You mean abbr?

That’s only for CSS Geeks :slight_smile:

  1. Why has the word ‘gullible’ been removed from most English dictionaries?

  2. “If something’s hard to do, then it’s not worth doing.” (Homer Simpson)

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