Date: Mon, 13 Jan 1997 10:18:38 +0000

From: Duane Campbell dcamp[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]EPIX.NET

Subject: Re: Murphy's Law -- 1949

Dan Goodman wrote:

prov. The correct, *original* Murphy's Law reads: "If there are two or

more ways to do something, and one of those ways can result in a

catastrophe, then someone will do it."

I heard it with even greater specificity in mid to late 1950s. As I

first learned it: That which is likely to happen and beneficial will

not happen, while that which is unlikely and detrimental will.

Duane Campbell


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