Everyone knows Murphy's Law: "Anything
that can go wrong, will..." - Here are some other Laws that apply specifically to engineering you may not have
These tech-centric jokes,
song parodies, anecdotes and assorted humor have been collected from friends and
websites across the Internet. This humor is light-hearted and sometimes slightly
offensive to the easily-offended, so you are forewarned. It is all workplace-safe.
Lorenz's Law of Mechanical Repair: After your hands become coated with grease, your nose will
begin to itch.
Anthony's Law of the Workshop: Any
tool, when dropped, will roll to the least accessible corner.
Lowery's Law of Home Repair: If it jams,
force it. If it breaks, it needed replacing anyway.
Beach's Law: Interchangeable parts aren't.
William's Law: There is no mechanical problem so difficult that
it cannot be solved by brute
strength and ignorance.
Lane's Law of Supply and
Demand: The one item you need is always in short supply.
Cannon's Karmic Law: If you tell the boss you were
late for work because you had a flat tire,
the next morning you will have a
Norman Einstein's Law: If it's stupid but it works, it isn't stupid.
Col. Murphy's Law of
Combat: Never forget that your weapon was made by the lowest bidder!
...from the Eureka website