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*Lesser Known Laws*

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Okay, you've heard of Murphy's famous Law: Everything that can go wrong will go wrong. Well, there are many other related Lawsl. Here are some:

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

Identical parts aren't. --Beach's Law

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

Nothing is as inevitable as a mistake whose time has come.
--Tussman's Law

If it jams, force it. If it breaks, it needed replacing anyway.
--Lowery's Law

The solution to a problem changes the problem.
--Peer's Law

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

Handy Guide to Modern Science:
1. If it's green or it wiggles, it's Biology.
2. If it stinks, it's Chemistry.
3. If it doesn't work, it's Physics.

Machines should work. People should think.
--IBM's Pollyanna Principle:

The most ineffective workers will be systematically moved to the place where they can do the least damage - management.
--The Dilbert Principle

The first rule of intelligent tinkering is to save all the parts.
--Ehrlich's Law

It is a mistake to allow any mechanical object to realize that you are in a hurry.
--Ralph's Observation

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.
--Cannon's Comment

Thinly sliced cabbage.
--Cole's Law
 
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"Any tool, when dropped, will roll into the least accessible corner."

Always happens to me LOL.

Great list
 
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This one was actually publicized some years ago. It is known as the Peter Principle (From Dr. Lawrence T. Peter):

"Every ambitious person climbing the ladder of success will inevitably reach his level of incompetancy."

SLE
 
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" Handy Guide to Modern Science:
1. If it's green or it wiggles, it's Biology.
2. If it stinks, it's Chemistry.
3. If it doesn't work, it's Physics.

Machines should work. People should think.
--IBM's Pollyanna Principle: "

This one was funny lol
 
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To your list of laws I would add

Murphy's 2nd Law - Anything that can go wrong will do so Absolutely

and

Fletcher's Law - Murphy was an optimist!

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Deacon Bob3
 
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After your hands become coated with grease, your nose will begin to itch.
--Lorenz's Law of Mechanical Repair


or in my case,the phone will ring!
 
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Just reminded me that when I used to do baking and had my hands covered in flour the phone would ring or someone would be at the door.

:love: :rose:
 
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