I went online this morning to check the weather forecast. Two hours later, I was looking at the Wikipedia page for O’Toole’s Corollary of Finagle’s Law. How the hell did I get here? Where did the time go? I have no idea. I did, however, discover some new incarnations of Murphy’s Law – everyone’s favourite adage when it comes to explaining why shit hits the fan.
Interesting Laws of the Universe
Anything that can go wrong, will go wrong.
Anything that can go wrong, will — at the worst possible moment.
Passion is inversely proportional to the amount of real information available.
If it’s good, they’ll stop making it.
Skitt’s Law (or “Muphry’s Law” – not to be confused with Murphy’s Law)
Any post correcting an error in another post will contain at least one error itself. The likelihood of an error in a post is directly proportional to the embarrassment it will cause the poster.
And my favourite:
The perversity of the Universe tends towards a maximum.
It’s funny that all the above were named after men. Just sayin’.
Have you come across any other variations?