|Linux Definitions: 651 of 1105|
Newton's Little-Known Seventh Law:
A bird in the hand is safer than one overhead.
|Linux Definitions: 652 of 1105|
Nick the Greek's Law of Life:
All things considered, life is 9 to 5 against.
|Linux Definitions: 653 of 1105|
Ninety-Ninety Rule of Project Schedules:
The first ninety percent of the task takes ninety percent of
the time, and the last ten percent takes the other ninety percent.
|Linux Definitions: 654 of 1105|
A decision which, viewed through the retrospectoscope,
is "obvious" to those who failed to make it originally.
|Linux Definitions: 655 of 1105|
Impossible to fix.
|Linux Definitions: 656 of 1105|
A legal term meaning: "I didn't do it, judge, and I'll never do
|Linux Definitions: 657 of 1105|
New Yorkerese for expensive.
|Linux Definitions: 658 of 1105|
Non-Reciprocal Laws of Expectations:
Negative expectations yield negative results.
Positive expectations yield negative results.
|Linux Definitions: 659 of 1105|
Nouvelle cuisine, n.:
French for "not enough food".
Continental breakfast, n.:
English for "not enough food".
Spanish for "not enough food".
Dim Sum, n.:
Chinese for more food than you've ever seen in your entire life.
|Linux Definitions: 660 of 1105|
The eleventh twelfth of a weariness.
-- Ambrose Bierce, "The Devil's Dictionary"