More Laws

Hind’s Law #6: Make it possible to write programs in English and you will quickly discover that programmers do not know how to write in English.
Steinbach’s Rule: Never test for an error condition you don’t know how to handle.
The Law of Measuring Sticks: If all economists were placed one after another along the equator, it wouldn’t be such a bad idea…
The Law of Loss: A lost dollar isn’t worth more than a lost cent.
The Law of Retirees: Avoiding women, wine and song doesn’t make you live longer – it just seems as if time is passing slower.
The Law of Nutrition: The poor want food for their stomachs – the rich want stomachs for their food.
SECRETS’ LAW Two people are too many to keep a secret unrevealed
OBSERVATION TO SECRETS’ LAW But at least two people are necessary for a secret’s being
CONSEQUENCE OF THE OBSERVATION TO SECRET’S LAW Everyone will know anything much sooner than you could ever imagine
ONE-MORE LAW There is nothing more functional than saying “Don’t say it to anyone” to make a secret public
LAW OF THE NOT SERIOUS Spread the secret before everyone else spreads it before you
RULE FOR TRANQUILLITY Keep your really important things for you alone
Lieberman’s Law Everybody lies, but it doesn’t matter, cuz nobody listens.
Denniston’s Law Virtue is its own punishment.
Stewart’s law of Retroaction It’s easier to get forgiveness than it is to get permission.
Hanlon’s razor Never attribute to malice that which can be adequately explained by stupidity.
Finster’s Law A closed mouth gathers no feet.
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