Yes, I’ve been watching Monty Python. The bookshop sketch is the only place I’ve ever seen it outside of my web searches. Google drags up a whole passle of people who think quantity surveying is something worth going to college to pursue, but none of them seem to want to define it. None of the dictionary sites have been of any help, either.
So, what is quantity surveying? I promise I won’t make aardvark jokes.