If anything can go wrong, it will.
- Law of Queue
If you change queues, the one you have left will start to move faster than the one you're in now.
- Law of Telephone
When you dial a wrong number, you never get a busy tone.
- Law of Technology
A failure in a device will never appear until it has passed final inspection.
- Law of Mechanical Repair
After your hands become coated with grease, your nose begins to itch.
- Law of Workshop
Any tool, when dropped, will roll to the least accessible corner.
- Dating Axiom
All the good ones are taken.
- Bath Theorem
When the body is immersed in water, the telephone rings.
- Law of Encounters
The probability of meeting someone you know increases when you are with someone you do not want to be seen with.
- Rule of Convenience
A shortcut is the longest distance between two points.
- Law of the Result
When you try to prove to someone that a machine won't work, it will.
- Law of Biomechanics
The severity of the itch is inversely proportional to the reach.
- Theater Rule
People with seats at the farthest from the screen arrive last.
- Law of Bus
If you're running late, the bus will be too.
- Law of Coffee
As soon as you sit down for a cup of hot coffee, your boss will ask you to do something which will last until the coffee is cold.
- Law of Computer Geeks
For any given software, the moment you manage to master it, a new version appears.
- The Library Axiom
No matter which book you need, it's on the bottom shelf.
- Law of Proposal
After you accept a proposal, you will get a better one.
- Principle of Success
Success always occurs in private, and failure in full view.
Murphy's Super Law:
If anything can't go wrong, it will anyway.