Category: Words

Stuff written by SlowX

18 Jan

Prophets in My Midst: The Valve Salesman

Part of a series about everyday people I met who said a lot. Engineers can be a strange lot. On one hand they’re pretty dorky, wrapped up in numbers, equations and formulas, but they’re also usually men, and when I was one in the late ’80s, we were “guys.” So when Larry the valve salesman […]

16 Jan


Does a “vow of silence” include burps, farts, hiccups and/or sneezes?