Murphy's other laws

Murphy’s Lesser Known Laws

  1. Light travels faster than sound. This is why some people appear bright until you hear them speak.

  2. Change is inevitable, except from a vending machine.

  3. Where there’s smoke, there’s fire, unless you’re trying to light a barbeque.

  4. Those who live by the sword get shot by those who don’t.

  5. Nothing is foolproof to a sufficiently talented fool.

  6. The 50-50-90 rule: Any time you have a 50-50 chance of getting something right, there’s a 90% likelihood you’ll get it wrong.

  7. If you lined up all the cars in the world end to end, someone would be stupid enough to try to pass them, five or six at a time, on a hill, at night, in the fog.

  8. The things that come to those who wait will be the scraggly junk left by those who got there first.

  9. The shin bone is a device for finding furniture in a dark room.

  10. A fine is a tax for doing wrong. A tax is a fine for doing well.

  11. When you go into court, you put yourself in the hands of 12 people who weren’t smart enough to get out of jury duty

LOL :smiley:


Here are the others you missed. :stuck_out_tongue:

Everyone has a photographic memory. Some don’t have film.

He who laughs last, thinks slowest.

When the chips are down, the buffalo is empty.

You can’t have everything. Where would you put it? [aw]

Give a man a fish and he will eat for a day. Teach a man to fish and he will sit in a boat all day drinking ■■■■.

Flashlight: A case for holding dead batteries. [too true]

A fine is a tax for doing wrong. A tax is a fine for doing well.

It was recently discovered that research causes cancer in rats. ;D ;D ;D

If it smells, it’s Chemistry.
If it squirms, it’s Biology.
If it doesn’t work, it’s Physics.

Really? Well I heard scientists are now using lawyers instead of mice and rats for experiments, for two reasons: one, scientists grow less attached to lawyers and two, there are somethings that even mice won’t do.

edit: to follow Jeremy’s lead