January 29th, 2004, 12:34 PM
what a ****
> In the 16th and 17th centuries, before commercial
> fertilizer was
> large shipments of manure were transported by ship.
> It was shipped in dry bundles because in dry form it
> weighed a lot less
> than when wet.
> But once water hit it at sea, it not only became
> heavier, but the
> process of fermentation began,
> a by-product of which is methane gas. It didn't take
> long for methane to
> build up below decks and
> the first time someone came below at night with a
> lantern, BOOOOM!
> Several ships were destroyed in this manner before
> somebody figured out
> what was happening.
> Once they determined the role that manure played in
> the explosions,
> everybody began stamping the bundles with the term
> "Ship High In Transit,"
> so that the sailors would know to stow it high
> enough off the lower
> decks so that
> any water that came into the hold would not touch
> this volatile cargo
> and start the production of methane.
> Thus evolved the term "S.H.I.T," which has come down
> through the
> centuries and is in use to this very day.
> You probably did not know the true history of this
> word. Neither did I.
> I always thought it was a golf term.
> So next time wen u say **** it means this....
i m sorry 4 my earlier post(no offence)
Sometimes realitys are dreams we cannot live in.... (as my bst fren says) [/shadow]
January 31st, 2004, 10:28 AM
**** (Ship High In Transit) man !!!!!!!!!
February 1st, 2004, 08:16 PM
I thought it was short for the Special High Intensity Training. If you want this kind of training you need to see your boss and get on the S.H.I.T List
"Somehow saying I told you so just doesn't cover it" Will Smith in I, Robot
February 4th, 2004, 07:25 AM