Thursday, April 15, 2004

Thats The Law

Everyone knows Murphy's Law: "Anything that can go wrong, will..." - Here
are some other Laws you may not have heard!

Murphy's Technology Law #1:
You can never tell which way the train went by looking at the track.

Murphy's Technology Law #2:
Logic is a systematic method of coming to the wrong conclusion with

Murphy's Technology Law #3:
Technology is dominated by those who manage what they do not understand.

Murphy's Technology Law #4:
An expert is one who knows more and more about less and less until he/she
knows absolutely everything about nothing.

Murphy's Technology Law #5:
Tell a man there are 300 billion stars in the universe, and he'll believe
you. Tell him a bench has wet paint on it, and he'll have to touch to be

Murphy's Technology Law #6:
All great discoveries are made by mistake.

Murphy's Technology Law #7:
Nothing ever gets built on schedule or within budget.

Murphy's Technology Law #8:
A meeting is an event at which minutes are kept and hours are lost.

Murphy's Technology Law #9:
New systems generate new problems.

Murphy's Technology Law #10:
To err is human, but to really foul things up requires a computer.

Murphy's Technology Law #11:
We don't know one-millionth of one percent about anything.

Murphy's Technology Law #12:
A computer makes as many mistakes in two seconds as 20 men working 20 years

Murphy's Technology Law #13:
Any given program, when running, is obsolete.

Lorenz's Law of Mechanical Repair: After your hands become coated with
grease, your nose will begin to itch.

Anthony's Law of the Workshop: Any tool, when dropped, will roll to the
least accessible corner.

Lowery's Law of Home Repair: If it jams, force it. If it breaks, it needed
replacing anyway

Beach's Law: Interchangeable parts aren't.

William's Law: There is no mechanical problem so difficult that it cannot be
solved by brute strength and ignorance.

Lane's Law of Supply and Demand: The one item you need is always in short

Cannon's Karmic Law: If you tell the boss you were late for work because you
had a flat tire, the next morning you will have a flat tire.

Norman Einstein's Law: If it's stupid but it works, it isn't stupid.

Col. Murphy's Law of Combat: Never forget that your weapon was made by the
lowest bidder!

---Thanks "whosane" for contributing!

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