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Latest add-ons to Murphy's Laws

1. Everyone has a photographic memory. Some don't have film..

2. He who laughs last, thinks slowest.

3. A day without sunshine is like, well, night.

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

5. Back up my hard drive? How do I put it in reverse?

6. I just got lost in thought. It was unfamiliar territory..

7. When the chips are down, the buffalo is empty.

8. Seen it all, done it all. Can't remember most of it.

9. Those who live by the sword get shot by those who don't.

10. I feel like I'm diagonally parked in a parallel universe.

11. He's not dead, he's electroencephalographically challenged.

12. She's always late, in fact, her ancestors arrived on the June flower.

13. You have the right to remain silent. Anything you say will be

misquoted and used against you.

14. I wonder how much deeper the ocean would be without sponges..

15. Honk if you love peace and quiet.

16. Pardon my driving, I'm reloading.

17. Despite the cost of living, have you noticed how it remains so


18. Nothing is foolproof to a sufficiently talented fool.

19. It is hard to understand how a cemetery can raise its burial costs and blame it on the higher cost of living.

20. Just remember...if the world didn't suck, we'd all fall off.

21. The 50-50-90 rule: Anytime you have a 50-50 chance of getting

something right, there's a 90% probability you'll get it wrong.

22. It is said that if you line up all the cars in the world end to

end, someone would be stupid enough to try and pass them.

23. You can't have everything. Where would you put it?

24. Latest survey shows that 3 out of 4 people make up 75% of the world population.

25. If the shoe fits, get another one just like it.

26. The things that come to those that wait may be the things left by those who got there first.

27. 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.

28. Flashlight: A case for holding dead batteries. Very true.... never fails.

29. The shinbone is a device for finding furniture.

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

31. It was recently discovered that research causes cancer in rats.

32. Everybody lies, but it doesn't matter since nobody listens.

33. I wish the buck stopped here, as I could use a few.

34. I started out with nothing, and I still have most of it.

35. When you go into court, you are putting yourself in the hands of 12 people who weren't smart enough to get out of jury duty.

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

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Rosa Maria Duenas Rios  Identity Verified
Local time: 20:52
Thanks for a good laugh, Trudy Apr 12, 2005

Here's another one:

"Having your dreams fulfilled can be far more therapeutic than having them analyzed."

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Giles Watson  Identity Verified
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Murphy drives on Apr 12, 2005

Trudy Peters wrote:

Latest add-ons to Murphy's Laws

22. It is said that if you line up all the cars in the world end to end, someone would be stupid enough to try and pass them.

Why not?

There'd be nothing coming in the other direction



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Add-ons to Murphy's Law Apr 13, 2005

Thanks, Trudy.

Guess what my conversation course is going to be doing tomorrow?


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