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Date: Thu, 31 Dec 1998 18:10:26 -0500 (EST)
From: Cyber Trikini
Subject: BLAGUES-L: An engineer in Hell

From: Philippe Reid

An engineer dies and reports to Heaven.  St. Peter, upon checking his
dossier, says, "Ah, I'm rather sorry, but you're an engineer--I'm afraid
you're in the wrong place." 

So the engineer reports to the Gates of Hell and is immediately let in.
After a few days, the engineer becomes dissatisfied with the level of
comfort in hell and starts designing and building improvements.  In a
while, they've got air conditioning, flush toilets, escalators, and
satelitte television. The engineer, of course, becomes an extremely
popular guy. 

One day God calls up Satan and says with a sneer,
    "So, how's it going down there?"

Satan replies, "Hey, things are going great. We've got air conditioning
and flush toilets and escalators and even satelitte T.V. There's no
telling what this engineer is going to come up with next!" 

Startled, God yells,"What? You've got an engineer???  That's a mistake--he
should never have gotten down there! Send him back here immediately!" 

Satan replies, "No way.  I like having an engineer on staff. I'm keeping

God says furiously, "Send him back up here or I'll sue!!" 

Satan laughs heartily and says, "Yeah, right!  And just where are YOU
going to get a lawyer?" 

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