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The MIT Engineers' Drinking Song

Dawnie MinDawnie Min - Posts: 236 Junior Member
edited February 2009 in High School Life
[Vision2020] MIT Fight Songs (just for kicks)

Godiva was a lady who through Coventry did ride
To show the royal villagers her fine and pure white hide
The most observant man of all, an engineer of course,
Was the only one who noticed that Godiva rode a horse

We are, we are, we are, we are, we are the Engineers
We can, we can, we can, we can, demolish forty beers
Drink rum, drink rum, drink rum all day, and come along
with us 'Cause we don't give a damn for any old man who don't give a damn
for us!

She said, "I've come a long, long way, and I will go as far
With the man who takes me from this horse and leads me to a bar
The man who took her from her steed and lead her to a beer
Was a bleary-eyed surveyor and a drunken engineer


A maiden and an Engineer were sitting in the park
The Engineer was working on some research after dark
His scientific method was a marvel to observe
While his right hand held the figures, his left hand traced the curves


Princeton's run by Wellesley, and Wellesley's run by Yale
And Yale is run by Vassar, and Vassar's run by tail
Harvard's run by stiff pricks, the kind you raise by hand
But M.I.T. is run by Engineers, the finest in the land


MIT was MIT when Harvard was a pup
And MIT will be MIT when Harvard's time is up
And any Harvard Son of a ***** who thinks he's in our class
Can pucker up his rosy lips and kiss the Beaver's ass


An MIT surveyor once found the gates of Hell
He looked the devil in the eye, and said "You're looking well"
The devil looked right back at him, and said "Why visit me -
You've been through Hell already; you went to MIT!"

We are, we are, we are, we are, we are the Engineers
We can, we can, we can, we can, demolish forty beers
Drink rum, drink rum, drink rum all day, and come along with us
'Cause we don't give a damn for any old man who don't give a damn for us!

Replies to: The MIT Engineers' Drinking Song

  • MoodretsMoodrets Registered User Posts: 1,497 Senior Member
    Ahaha, fun song ;]

    I stumbled upon a few rather old but still funny engineer jokes today. Seem appropriate here:

    Comprehending Engineers - Take One: Two engineering students were walking
    across campus when one said, "Where did you get such a great bike?" The
    second engineer replied, "Well, I was walking along yesterday minding my own
    business when a beautiful woman rode up on this bike. She threw the bike to
    the ground, took off all her clothes and said, "Take what you want." "The
    second engineer nodded approvingly, "Good choice; the clothes probably
    wouldn't have fit."

    Comprehending Engineers - Take Two: To the optimist, the glass is half full.
    To a pessimist, the glass is half empty. To the engineer, the glass is twice
    as big as it needs to be.

    Comprehending Engineers-Take Three: A pastor, a doctor and an engineer were
    waiting one morning for a particularly slow group of golfers. The engineer
    fumed, "What's with these guys? We must have been waiting for 15 minutes!"
    The doctor chimed in, "I don't know, but I've never seen such ineptitude!
    "The pastor said, "Hey, here comes the greens keeper. Let's have a word with
    him." [dramatic pause] "Hi George. Say, what's with that group ahead of us?
    They're rather slow, aren't they?" The greens keeper replied, "Oh, yes,
    that's a group of blind firefighters. They lost their sight saving our
    clubhouse from a fire last year, so we always let them play for free
    anytime." The group was silent for a moment. The pastor said, "That's so
    sad. I think I will say a special prayer for them tonight." The doctor said,
    "Good idea. And I'm going to contact my ophthalmologist buddy and see if
    there's anything he can do for them." The engineer said, "Why can't these
    guys play at night?"

    Comprehending Engineers-Take Four: There was an engineer who had an
    exceptional gift for fixing all things mechanical. After serving his company
    loyally for over 30 years, he happily retired. Several years later the
    company contacted him regarding a seemingly impossible problem they were
    having with one of their multimillion dollar machines. They had tried
    everything and everyone else to get the machine to work but to no avail. In
    desperation, they called on the retired engineer who had solved so many of
    their problems in the past. The engineer reluctantly took the challenge. He
    spent a day studying the huge machine. At the end of the day, he marked a
    small "x" in chalk on a particular component of the machine and stated,
    "This is where your problem is". The part was replaced and the machine
    worked perfectly again. The company received a bill for $50,000 from the
    engineer for his service. They demanded an itemized accounting of his
    charges. The engineer responded briefly: One chalk mark, $1. Knowing where
    to put it, $49,999. It was paid in full and the engineer retired again in

    Comprehending Engineers-Take Five: What is the difference between
    Mechanical Engineers and Civil Engineers?
    Mechanical Engineers build weapons, Civil Engineers build targets.

    Comprehending Engineers-Take Six: Three engineering students were gathered
    together discussing the possible designers of the human body. One said, "It
    was a mechanical engineer. Just look at all the joints." Another said, "No,
    it was an electrical engineer. The nervous system has many thousands of
    electrical connections." The last said, "Actually it was a civil engineer.
    Who else would run a toxic waste pipeline through a recreational area?"

    Comprehending Engineers-Take Seven: "Normal people ... believe that if it
    ain't broke, don't fix it." Engineers believe that if it ain't broke, it
    doesn't have enough features yet.

    Comprehending Engineers-Take Eight: An architect, an artist and an engineer
    were discussing whether it was better to spend time with the wife or a
    mistress. The architect said he enjoyed time with his wife, building a solid
    foundation for an enduring relationship. The artist said he enjoyed time
    with his mistress, because of the passion and mystery he found there. The
    engineer said, "I like both." "Both?" Engineer: "Yeah. If you have a wife
    and a mistress, they will each assume you are spending time with the other
    woman, and you can go to the lab and get some work done."

    Comprehending Engineers - Take Nine: An engineer was crossing a road one day
    when a frog called out to him and said, "If you kiss me, I'll turn into a
    beautiful princess". He bent over, picked up the frog and put it in his
    pocket. The frog spoke up again and said, "If you kiss me and turn me back
    into a beautiful princess, I will stay with you for one week." The engineer
    took the frog out of his pocket, smiled at it and returned it to the pocket.
    The frog then cried out, "If you kiss me and turn me back into a princess,
    I'll stay with you and do ANYTHING you want." Again the engineer took the
    frog out, smiled at it and put it back into his pocket. Finally, the frog
    asked, "What is the matter? I've told you I'm a beautiful princess, that
    I'll stay with you for a week and do anything you want. Why won't you kiss
    me?" The engineer said, "Look I'm an engineer. I don't have time for a
    girlfriend, but a talking frog, now that's cool!"
  • Dawnie MinDawnie Min - Posts: 236 Junior Member
    ooh here's one:

    a physicist, a mathematician, and an engineer are about to be executed by guillotine. the physicist goes first, but the blade stops just short of his throat. the executioner calls it a divine act and sets him free. then the mathematician goes, and the same thing happens. then it's the engineer's turn, but as he's being put under the knife, he says "wait a second, i see the problem..."
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