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Entry from January 01, 2018
“What’s the difference between a philosopher and an engineer?"/"About $50,000 a year.”

A joke about the earnings potential of philosophers is:

Q: What’s the difference between a philosopher and an engineer?
A: About $50,000 a year.


The joke was posted on the newsgroup alt.philosophy on May 29, 2004.


Google Groups: alt.philosophy
Philosophy Humor
ta
5/29/04
(...)
What’s the difference between a philosopher and an engineer?
About 50,000 a year.

Twitter
HansjoergNiederegger‏
@HansjoergN
What’s the difference between a philosopher and an engineer?About 50,000 a year.
5:31 PM - 20 Dec 2009

Twitter
James Church‏
@jcchurch
Replying to @jmstitt
@jmstitt Q: What’s the difference between a philosopher and an engineer? A: About $80,000 per year.
9:39 AM - 2 Mar 2010

Google Books
Ultimate Book of Jokes:
The Essential Collection of More Than 1,500 Jokes

By Scott McNeely
San Francisco, CA: Chronicle Books
2011
Pg. 87:
Q : What’s the difference between a philosopher and an engineer?
A: About $100,000 a year

Twitter
Colin Graham‏
@ColinTGraham
What’s the difference between a philosopher and an engineer? About 20,000 a year. #jokenight
4:40 PM - 11 May 2011

Google Books
The Hourglass
By Sharon Struth
Warwick, RI: Etopia Press
2013
Pg. ?:
“What’s the difference between a philosopher and an engineer?”
“About eighty thousand per year.”

Twitter
snoot 🥀‏
@milksneaks
“What’s the difference between a philosopher and an engineer?
About $100,000 a year.”
Thanks Mr. Abney.
3:20 PM - 30 Sep 2014

Reddit—Jokes
What’s the difference between a philosopher and an engineer?
submitted January 2, 2018 by CaveRaider17
$90,000

Posted by Barry Popik
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