Sunday, December 05, 2004

Romance for Engineers

(With apologies to Library Squirrel's Squirrel Romance as well as the entire Cooking for Engineers site.)

"Darling," he murmured tenderly, "your hands are half-scale. Furthermore, your limbs appear to have been turned on a precision lathe." Vasodilation increased blood flow to her cheeks approximately 27%, and her skin conductivity also showed an increase.

"Also," he continued, "your facial features are symmetrical to a tolerance of nearly .1 micrometers, except that the right side of your mouth is slightly higher than the left [see diagram 1], which is not noticeable when you smile and is therefore unimportant for my purposes."

The moon, being full, displayed a luminance of approximately 2,500 cd/m², revealing the steady increase in her cardio-respiratory activity. He swept her into an embrace with an initial pressure of .5 PSI, increasing irregularly to about 50 PSI...

5 comments:

Ian said...

Romance for accountants:

Have you considered double entry?

(Yes I am aware that this will make no sense to anyone who never studied accountancy. But to accountants it will be hilarious...)

liz said...

**GROAANNNN!***

liz said...

Of course, the object of this post is to guess what part was inspired by an actual engineer.

Hindu said...

Fellow accountant...."Does your debit accept my credit?"

Gwen said...

Sidestepping all the accountancy, I wanted to say that I enjoyed 'Romance for Engineers' immensely. Thanks.