Originally Posted by Ed_The_Gypsy
I have worked for Europeans in the past. Punkin-chunkin' cannons absolutely baffle them. Then there are those two good-old-boys in TX who are trying to throw a Buick a mile with a trebuchet. We keep them guessing. No wonder the world is afraid of us crazies.
Ah, my America!
God only knows how many Chemical Engineers cooked their own explosives. I know one who blew several fingers off. And if I didn't wear glasses I would have been blinded at age 12.
Yep - plus some of us learn to switch - heat shields and stuff in the 60's and 70's.
I understand we landed on Mars - using old time religion - shields, chutes and retrorockets.
Makes one warm and smarmy all over - I think I'll go outside and yell - Psssst Wellesley!
heh heh heh -
Sanity is overrated.