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Fun and Games: May 24

May 24, 2010
Joke of the Week: The Tradition at Weddings
Problem of the Week: Written Communication Problems

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Each week, we present a surveying problem for you to solve from the third edition of “Surveying Solved Problems for the FS and PS Exams” by Jan Van Sickle, PLS (formerly "1001 Solved Surveying Fundamentals Problems"), some jokes, trivia or other amusing items and a cool link to brighten your day. If you have a joke or link you would like to share, please submit it to ornekianl@bnpmedia.com.

Joke of the Week: The Tradition at Weddings

A little boy, at a wedding looks at his mom and says, "Mommy, why does the girl wear white?"

His mom replies, "The bride is in white because she's happy and this is the happiest day of her life."

The boy thinks about this, and then says, "Well then, why is the boy wearing black?"

Source: www.ahajokes.com

Problem of the Week: Written Communication Problems

Determine which of the following sentences is correct.

Which of the crew is leaving the job site?
Which of the crew are leaving the job site?

A. The first sentence is correct; the second sentence is incorrect
B. The second sentence is correct; the first sentence is incorrect.
C. Both sentences are right.
D. Neither sentences are right.

This is problem 2 (15-1) from the NEW third edition of “Surveying Solved Problems for the FS and PS Exams” by Jan Van Sickle, PLS (formerly "1001 Solved Surveying Fundamentals Problems"). Reprinted with permission from “Surveying Solved Problems for the FS and PS Exams” by Jan Van Sickle, PLS (2008 Professional Publications Inc.). For details on this and other FLS exam-prep books, call or visit www.ppi2pass.com.



Video!

Why should you consider attending the ESRI Survey and Engineering GIS Summit July 10-13 in San Diego? This entertaining cartoon, created by Matt Freeman of ESRI, gives you a few tips on how you can "leverage" the conference to your advantage. Visit www.esri.com/segsummit for more details.




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