A few more Laws from Murphy

A reminder: Murphy’s Law states that if anything can go wrong, it will.

So here are a few more:

Cohen’s Law: What really matters is the name you succeed in imposing on the facts, not the facts themselves.

Manly’s Maxim: Logic is a systematic method of coming to the wrong conclusion with confidence.

Murphy’s Corollary: Left to themselves, things tend to go from bad to worse.

O’Toole’s Commentary: Murphy was an optimist.

Rudin’s Law: In crises that force people to choose among alternative courses of action, most people will choose the worst one possible.

First Law of Revision: Information necessitating a change of design will be conveyed to the designer after – and only after – the plans are complete. (Often called the ‘Now They Tell Us’ Law)

Witten’s Law: Whenever you cut your fingernails, you will find a need for them an hour later.

Today’s Last Law: Time flies like an arrow, but fruit flies like a banana.

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