Three rules of plumbing
Posted by Bob on May 10, 2004
In Reply to: **** rolls downhill posted by Barney on May 09, 2004
: : : What is the meaning of "**** 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. **** flows downstream.
3. Don't suck your thumb.