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Murphy's Lesser-Known Dictums

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

-- He who laughs last, thinks slowest.

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

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

-- Nothing is foolproof to a sufficiently talented fool.

-- 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.

-- 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, in the fog.

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

-- The things that come to those who wait will be the things left over by those who got there first.

-- 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 beer.

-- Flashlight: A case for holding dead batteries.

-- The shinbone is a device for finding furniture in a dark room.

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

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