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Re: A Well Needed Lift

  • Subject: Re: A Well Needed Lift
  • From: Roy Schestowitz <newsgroups@schestowitz.com>
  • Date: Mon, 14 Feb 2005 01:18:29 +0000
  • Newsgroups: alt.support.diet
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Black Metal Martha wrote:

> Phil M. wrote:
>> Leafing through alt.support.diet, I read a message from
>> braun_chris@mindspring.com of 13 Feb 2005:
>> >>lol. I'm the only man in my department, so one of my un-documented
>> >>tasks at work is to replace the 5 gallon water container on the
> water
>> >>cooler. When I came back from vacation everyone was dehydrated. ;-)
>> >>
>> >>Phil M.
>> >
>> > That really isn't that heavy.
>> Coming from you, that doesn't mean a whole lot. ;-)
>> Phil M.
> But it's surprising how out of shape so many people are. I usually wind
> up lifting the boxes and thing sin my office because none of the other
> women are strong enougn. And when I go to do it, the guys act like I'm
> going to keel over and die. I tell them I can lift it, it's fine. If I
> couldn't I wouldn't try. So they see me lift it and then they begin to
> understand that not all women are weaklings.
> I work with guys who have the same haircuts they had in the sixties.
> They don't have a clue.
> Martha

These water bottles must have been designed to be 'liftable' by all people
of both sexes and most age groups (22 litres being the largest I have
seen). I honestly think that the lifting technique is what people get
wrong. If you consider it heavy, roll it up against your body and then
approach the unit.

Something like that... 



Roy Schestowitz

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