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The Institution’s Logo Various readers have responded to the suggestions in Verulam 15 September 1998 (Vol 76 No 18). Ronald Deen from Glasgow writes: We have talk of bending moment diagrams with a lion scratching on a post or sliderules or workers in hard hats to meet with the spirit of the new millennium. Even civil engineers have their beaver and stork. How strange that engineers, supposedly the most practical and pragmatic of professions have for so long ignored the greatest builders that have ever lived. I refer to the family of Arachne - the spiders.