The Way Things Are III
|Murphy's Law "If something can go wrong, it will"|
Week’s ago I posted ten corollaries to Murphy’s Law. http://joeh-crankyoldman.blogspot.com/2015/01/the-way-things-are.html As I expected, many of my readers had some suggestions that had not crossed my mind. I posted a second list http://joeh-crankyoldman.blogspot.com/2015/01/the-way-things-are-ii_14.html here along with a few new corollaries of my own is a third list:
THE WAY THINGS ARE III
The shortest line at a tollbooth always has someone asking for complicated directions.
You only find that you forgot to turn off the propane on your barbecue tank the last time you used it is when your steak dinner guests start to arrive.
You only have to sneeze when there is no tissue handy and you forgot a handkerchief.
The washing machine will always turn every tee shirt and all your underwear inside out.
From Gia @ http://mayorgia.blogspot.com/
If you're leaving for work a little bit early, you WILL hit a big traffic jam that will make you a half hour late, anyway.
From Stephen Hayes @ http://thechubbychatterbox.blogspot.com/
Battery-dead smoke detectors only beeeeep at night, never when you're at work or on vacation?
From Marcia @ http://wwwareaderslife.blogspot.com/
There are two switches inside my front door, one for the porch light and one for the living room light. I always get the wrong one. (Apparently for Marcia the 50/50/90 rule is 50/50/100)
Within 10 minutes of clicking "publish" on your weekly choice for Cranky's "Stupid Headlines" you will happen upon it in the news, discovering that everyone in the world besides you was aware of its veracity for days!
From Val @ http://unbaggingthecats.blogspot.com/ for all you teachers.
A new student always enrolls the day after you have printed out updated rosters and seating charts for your substitute folder.
When taking a family photo, at the last second one child will make a funny face or do that stupid rabbit ear thing. Stolen from Marie http://rockthekasbahafrica.blogspot.com/2015/01/photo-approval.html
That’s all I’ve got. I will need some more help if there is to be a #IV.