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In engineering school: the back-breaking amount of homework assigned each night.
Engineering Student 1: "I can't handle this homework. I'm about to reach my yield strength."

Engineering Student 2: "That's only 10 hours of work...It's just Normal Stress."
by MechE February 08, 2012
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