Why do you think manholes are round in shape?
(You need to think a little crooked for this )
(In reply to True answer
Say the cover is a perfect square of one yard on a side, or 36 inches. Say there's a 1 inch lip or overhang on all sides, so the hole is 34 inches on a side. The diagonal of that hole would be 34√2 inches, or over 48 inches--surely enough for the 36-inch edge to get through.
Posted by Charlie
on 2003-03-12 04:28:46