Quote Originally Posted by Brian P View Post
I'm ex Waterloo, mechanical engineering, many moons ago.

I had an interesting conversation with a prospective client a few months ago. Something about how I spoke must have tipped him off. "Are you a farm boy?" (Close ... rural property. Why?) "The farm boys all have a get it done attitude, and you talk the same way."
I complemented an electrician for achieving results when a bunch of engineers couldn't.

His reply: "I was born north of highway 7."