The Engineer Says the Glass is Too Big

The world needs more pragmatists.

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Yesterday I heard a joke on TV. The pessimist looks at a glass and says it’s half full. The optimist looks at it and says it’s half empty. The engineer looks at it and says the glass is too big.

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