Something to think about

11/05/2001
There once was an engineer who wanted a pond dug on his property but didn't have equipment to dig it nor the money to hire a contractor.He analyzed the situation and devised a plan to get his pond dug for free.Because he and his neighbors all lived within a 100-year flood plain, there were low spots in everyone's yards that they might want to fill. There also was a church being planned nearby that would need fill-dirt to elevate its foundation slab. So the engineer sold topsoil to his neighbors-much cheaper than they could have bought it otherwise-and sold the balance of the soil to the church. Then he used the money from dirt sales to hire a contractor to dig the pond. The neighb...
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