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Petrified deposits of toothpaste found in sinks.
-- "Sniglets", Rich Hall & Friends
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Glib's Fourth Law of Unreliability:
Investment in reliability will increase until it exceeds the
probable cost of errors, or until someone insists on getting
some useful work done.
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A person who leaves all his ski passes on his jacket just to
-- Rich Hall, "Sniglets"
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By the time you get to the point where you can make ends meet,
somebody moves the ends.
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Godwin's Law (prov. [Usenet]):
As a Usenet discussion grows longer, the probability of a
comparison involving Nazis or Hitler approaches one." There is a
tradition in many groups that, once this occurs, that thread is
over, and whoever mentioned the Nazis has automatically lost
whatever argument was in progress. Godwin's Law thus guarantees
the existence of an upper bound on thread length in those groups.
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If the shoe fits, it's ugly.
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A soft malleable metal relatively scarce in distribution. It
is mined deep in the earth by poor men who then give it to rich
men who immediately bury it back in the earth in great prisons,
although gold hasn't done anything to them.
-- Mike Harding, "The Armchair Anarchist's Almanac"
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(1) Always hire a rich attorney
(2) Never buy from a rich salesman.
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(1) A backscratcher will always find new itches.
(2) Time accelerates.
(3) The weather at home improves as soon as you go away.
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Gordon's first law:
If a research project is not worth doing, it is not worth doing well.