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For historical purposes from my time at the University of Ottawa in the 1980s.  The lyrics are obviously politically incorrect and don't consider gender equality and healthy lifestyles.


1. Godiva was a lady who through Coventry did ride,
To show to all the villagers her lovely bare white hide;
The most observant villager, an Engineer of course,
Was the only one to notice that Godiva rode a horse.
We are, we are, we are, we are, we are the Engineers,
We can, we can, we can, we can demolish forty beers,
Drink rum, drink rum, drink rum, drink drum and come along with us;
For we don't give a damn for any damn man who don't give a damn for us.

On est, on est, on est, on est, on est les ingenieurs,
On peut, on peat, on peut, on peut caller pas mal de biere;
Buvons, buvons, buvons, buvons et venez avec nous,
On va leur montrer qu'y a rien, de mieux qu'un ingenieur.
2. I've come a long, long way she said, and I will go as far,
With the man who takes me off this horse, and leads me to a bar;
The men who took her off her steed, and stood her to a beer,
Were a bleary-eyed Surveyor and a drunken Engineer.
3. My father was a miner from the Northern Malamute,
My mother was a mistress in a house of ill-repute,
They kicked me out at a tender age, not shedding any tears,
And said, "To Ottawa U, you son-of-a-gun, and join the Engineers!"
4. An artsman and an Engineer once found a gallon can,
Said the artsman, "match me drink for drink and prove that you're a man."
They drank three drinks, the artsman fell, his face was turning green,
But the Engineer drank on and said, "It's only gasoline."
5. A maiden and an Engineer were sitting in a park,
The Engineer was busy doing research after dark,
His scientific method was a marvel to observe,
While his right hand wrote down the figures, his left hand traced the curves.
6. Now Venus is a statue made entirely of stone,
There's not a fig leaf on her, she's naked as a bone,
On noticing her arms were broke, an Engineer discoursed,
Of course the damn thing's broken, it should be reinforced.
7. Sir Francis Drake and all his ships set out for Calais Bay,
They heard the Spanish Rum Fleet was heading out that way,
But the Engineers had beat them by a night and half a day,
Though they were gassed completely, you still could hear them say...
8. Now Caesar went to Egypt at the age of fifty-three,
But Cleopatra's blood was warm, her heart was young and free,
And every night when Julius said goodnight at three o'clock,
There was a Roman Engineer just waiting round the block.
9. My mother peddles opium, my father's on the dole,
My sister used to walk-the streets, but now she's on parole,
My brother runs a restaurant with bedrooms in the rear,
But they won't even speak to me cause I'm an Engineer.
10. Now you've heard our story and you know we're Engineers,
And like all jolly fellows we can down our whiskey clear,
We drink to every other guy who comes from far and near,
'Cause we know damn sure that we all are a hell of an Engineer.