Date: Mon, 13 Jan 1997 10:18:38 +0000 From: Duane Campbell 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 dcamp[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE] When I die and go to Hell, at least I can keep my same ISP