Murphy's Household Laws
A child's eagerness to assist in any project varies in inverse
proportion to his/her ability to actually do the work involved.
Leftovers always expand to fill all available containers plus one.
A newly washed window gathers dirt at twice the speed of an
The availability of a ballpoint pen is inversely proportional to
how badly it is needed.
Garage clutter expands. The same clutter that will fill a one-car
garage will, if you move, fill a two-car garage.
Three children plus two cookies equals a fight.
The potential for disaster is in direct proportion to the number
of TV remote-controls divided by the number of viewers.
The number of doors left open varies inversely with the outside
The capacity of any water-heater is equal to 1-1/2 sibling showers.
The laws of physics dictate that what goes up must come down,
except bubble gum and slightly used cereal.
[ Author Unknown -- from Thomas S. Ellsworth ]
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