"Engineer’S Dictionary" joke

Major Technological Breakthrough = Back to the drawing board.
Developed after years of intensive research = It was discovered by accident.
Project slightly behind original schedule due to unforseen difficulties = We are working on something else.
The designs are well within allowable limits = We just made it, stretching a point or two.
Customer satisfaction is believed assured = We are so far behind schedule that the customer was happy to get anything at all from us.
Close project coordination = We should have asked someone else; or, let’s spread the responsibility for this.
The design will be finalized in the next reporting period = We haven’t started this job yet, but we’ve got to say something.
A number of different approaches are being tried. We don’t know where we’re going, but we’re moving. = It works, and are we surprised!
Extensive effort is being applied on a fresh approach to the problem = We just hired three new guys; we’ll let them kick it around for a while.
Preliminary operational tests are inconclusive = The darn thing blew up when we threw the switch.
The entire concept will have to be abandoned = The only guy who understood the thing quit.
Modifications are underway to correct certain minor difficulties = We threw the whole thing out and are starting from scratch.

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