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

Murphy’s Laws & Corollaries

(picked these up from all over) ============================================================================ Murphy’s Law: If anything can go wrong, it will. Murphy’s Corollary: Left to themselves, things tend to go from bad to worse. Murphy’s Corollary: It is impossible to make anything foolproof because fools are so ingenious Murphy’s Constant: Matter will be damaged in … Continue reading

Smurf; Biological Reproduction and Cultural Development

One of the great mysteries that has puzzled men and women of the current 15-25 year-old generation is the riddle of the smurfs. Where exactly did they come from? How on earth do they reproduce? Where did Papa Smurf come from? Is smucking a real smurf cultural event? Here, after … Continue reading

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 … Continue reading

murphy-like secret laws

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 … Continue reading