Laws of Nature (1 of 2)

If nobody uses it, there’s a reason. Interchangeable parts won’t. Time flies like an arrow, but fruit flies like a banana. You never find a lost article until you replace it. You get the most of what you need the least. Ralph’s Observation It is a mistake to allow any … Continue reading

Top 10 Excuses for Not Doing Math Homework

I accidentally divided by zero and my paper burst into flames Gottfried Leibniz’s birthday I couldn’t actually reach my notebook…I could only get arbitrarily close to it I had a proof, but there wasn’t enough room to write it in this margin I got tied up watching the World Series … Continue reading

RULES for DEPRESSION

1. Try to be PERFECT. 2. Be very critical of any mistakes or failures you might make. 3. Do what you SHOULD do, even if it is not what you want to do. 4. Always do what you are supposed to be doing. 5. Make other persons happy at any … Continue reading

laws

Murphy’s Corollary: It is impossible to make anything foolproof because fools are so ingenious Rudin’s Law: In crises that force people to choose among alternative courses of action, most people will choose the worst one possible. Non-Reciprocal Law of Expectations: Negative expectations yield negative results. Positive expectations yield negative results. … Continue reading

Business Joke

TEST YOUR BUSINESS SENSE – thanks to Pat Snider and Gary Guibor You are a major defense contractor, and you are building a gun for the Army that is supposed to be able to shoot down enemy planes. So far, the taxpayers have paid you nearly $2 billion for it, … Continue reading

Intresting News Stories from around the World.

Compiled by Ivan Weiss. From The Seattle Times, Saturday, October 14, 1995. A small group of policemen are trying to change a negative image of Bangkok law enforcement and ease driver tensions by dancing as they direct traffic. Twelve Ventura, Calif., cheerleaders crammed into a Voltswagen Bug during a contest. … Continue reading

Double Affirmative

PROFESSOR: Although in modern English the double negative is usually taken to mean an affirmative, in many linguistic contexts the double negative is an intensified negative, as the double affirmative is _always_ an intensified affirmative. There is no known case of a double affirmative being used as a negative. STUDENT: … Continue reading