Real Engineers, Real Women!
How do you know if she's a Real(tm) engineer?
Real engineers wear jewelry made from discarded motherboards, printed circuit boards, or flawed pentium chips.
Contrary to popular belief, real engineers do put on nail polish; they
just never remove it.
Real engineers schedule their yearly Pap smear around their beta
Real engineers not only nurse and program at the same time, but they
lull their babies to
sleep by the clacking of the keyboard.
Real engineers buy their husbands matching screwdrivers for Christmas,
but use them more
than he does.
Real engineers get narcotics during labor, not for the pain, but to
stop them from taking the fetal distress monitor apart.
Real engineers don't shave their legs above the hemline, in the
interest of efficiency.
Also in the interest of efficiency, real engineers buy convertibles so
they can blow-dry their hair on the way to work in the morning.
Real engineers carry 2 cans of soup, a yogurt (and a spoon), a box of
Tricuits and a package of light Hostess Cupcakes in their purses at all times, in case they
pull an all nighter.
Real engineers only buy purses big enough to fit their laptops in.
Real engineers only wear slipon shoes (with or without heels) so she
can take them off to sit cross legged in her chair while programming.
Real engineers keep getting thrown out of Victoria's Secrest because
they insist on knowing the exact tensile strength of their bras before buying them.
Real engineers are excited at their first periods, but mostly because
its gives them a chance to use the biometric viscosity measurement tools in their
Real Engineers carry a set of matched screwdrivers in their purses.
Real Engineers figure out how to nurse and fix the toaster at the same
Real Engineers fix the runs in their pantyhose with duct tape.
Real Engineers figure out algorithms to minimize thread usage when
doing counted cross stitch.
Real engineers keep their key chains and pen pocket protectors on even
Real Engineers look on having a baby as an opportunity to brush up on
biomedical and structural engineering in preparation for taking the PE exam.
Real engineers cinch their biking skirts with cable ties.
Real engineers read the toxic shock inserts in the tampon box.
Real engineers examine the inner workings of the fetal monitor between
Real engineers make cantilevered birthday cakes (but never provide
documentation on how to cut them!)
Real engineers never spell in front of the kids; they'd like to, but