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Three rules of plumbing

Posted by Bob on May 10, 2004

In Reply to: s h i t rolls downhill posted by Barney on May 09, 2004

: : : What is the meaning of "s h i t rolls downhill"?
: : : and when people say like this?

: : It means when something goes wrong the blame goes down to subordinates

: The well off in medieval cities also tended to have their houses on high ground for the very same reason.

I met a fellow who worked while in school for his father's plumbing company. He repeated the 3 Rules that he learned on his first day:
1. Payday is Friday.
2. s h i t flows downstream.
3. Don't suck your thumb.