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How many architects (and QSs) does it take?

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Simon Danischewsky's letter reminds me of some of the old Hellmanisms I used to do. The following are from 1995.

How many architects should one employ

To change a light bulb? Three, now enjoy.

One to change the bulb when the other two

Have faxed Italy to put the order through


How many QSs are required

To change a light bulb that has expired?

Only one, to make the remark

'It's much cheaper to work in the dark'


How many EH officers does it take

To change a burnt-out light bulb for heaven's sake?

Around about twenty if it has to be done

To advise how to rehab the existing one.

Louis Hellman, London W3

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