Category Archives: Murphy’s Law desk calendar

“Murphy’s Law”

From my “Murphy’s Law” desk calendar archives thanks to Aunt Evelyn, Uncle Pipey, and cousin Nancy:

Beifeld’s Principle: The probability of a young man meeting a desirable and receptive young female increases by pyramidal progression when he is already in company of (1) a date, (2) his wife (3) a better looking and richer male friend.
 Goofy guy’s exegesis concerning Beifeld’s Principle: And some of my age are glad that is long behind us, and especially glad we are not face with that principle in the current times.

“Murphy’s Law”

From my “Murphy’s Law” desk calendar archives thanks to Aunt Evelyn, Uncle Pipey, and cousin Nancy:

Murphy’s Third Law of Construction: The more planning you do for a project, the more confusion there is when something goes wrong.
 Goofy guy’s extension to Murphy’s Third Law of Construction: …and something always goes wrong.

“Murphy’s Law”

From my “Murphy’s Law” desk calendar archives thanks to Aunt Evelyn, Uncle Pipey, and cousin Nancy:

Grelb’s Reminder: Eighty percent of all people consider themselves to be above average drivers.
 Goofy guy’s augmentations to Grelb’s Reminder: …and only one percent actually are…and that may be too high of an estimate…and i confess i’m in the eighty percent, not in the one percent.

“Murphy’s Law”

From my “Murphy’s Law” desk calendar archives thanks to Aunt Evelyn, Uncle Pipey, and cousin Nancy:

Golub’s Third Law of Computerdom: The effort required to correct course increases geometrically with time.
 Goofy guy’s redirection of Golub’s Third Law of Computerdom: This law is more applicable to conning ships at sea.. not to mention just about every other thing in life.

“Murphy’s Law”

From my “Murphy’s Law” desk calendar archives thanks to Aunt Evelyn, Uncle Pipey, and cousin Nancy:

Mars’ Rule: An expert is anyone from out of town.
 Goofy guy’s extension to Mar’s Rule: and if they are carrying a brief case, flip chart, and slide projector, he knows all there is to know…but never really did anything.

“Murphy’s Law”

From my “Murphy’s Law” desk calendar archives thanks to Aunt Evelyn, Uncle Pipey, and cousin Nancy:

Farmer’s Credo: Sow your wild oats on Saturday night; then on Sunday, pray for crop failure.
 Goofy guy’s objection to the Farmer’s Credo: i have never known too many farmers who lived by this law, but i have known a whole lot of other folks for whom this was a mantra.