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LAW OF LIFE AND NATURE
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Richard's Complimentary Rule of Ownership: If you keep anything long enough you can throw it away. If you throw anything away, you will need it the next day.
      - [Laws of Life and Nature]

Rollin's Rule of Organization: The more you plan, the greater is the confusion when things go wrong.
      - [Laws of Life and Nature]

Rosenfield's Regret: The most delicate component will be dropped.
      - [Laws of Life and Nature]

RT+1 Principle, Corollary: This happens even when you pad the return time with an extra hour.
      - [Laws of Life and Nature]

RT+1 Principle: The scheduled return time of any trip will be one hour earlier than the actual return.
      - [Laws of Life and Nature]

Rule of Accuracy: When working toward the solution of a problem, it always helps if you know the answer.
      - [Laws of Life and Nature]

Rule of Reason: If nobody uses it, there's a reason.
      - [Laws of Life and Nature]

Sam Goldwyn's Law: A verbal contract isn't worth the paper it's printed on.
      - [Laws of Life and Nature]

Sattinger's Law: It works better if you plug it in.
      - [Laws of Life and Nature]

Say It Again Sam Law, Corollary: You will have just answered the question one minute before it was asked.
      - [Laws of Life and Nature]

Say It Again Sam Law: Even if everything is explained perfectly, there will still be a question.
      - [Laws of Life and Nature]

Scheverezhin's Equation System Theorem: When solving an equation system, the result yielded is x=17x + 1, which is evidently false. Careful recomputation will yield x=x or 1=1.
      - [Laws of Life and Nature]

Schopenhaur's Law of Entropy: If you put a spoonful of wine in a barrel full of sewage, you get sewage. If you put a spoonful of sewage in a barrel full of wine, you get sewage.
      - [Laws of Life and Nature]

Scientific Computations Law: (a) Decimal points are misplaced. (b) Positive powers of ten are in fact negative, and vice-versa.
  [This law is responsible for interesting results such as 40.8E-3 angstroms for the earth's circumference, or 3.2E2 Gigafarads in an RLC circuit.]
      - [Laws of Life and Nature]

Segal's Law: A man with a watch knows what time it is. A man with two watches is never sure.
      - [Laws of Life and Nature]

Selective Gravity Law: An object will fall so as to do the most damage.
      - [Laws of Life and Nature]

Self-checking systems tend to have a complexity in proportion to their inherent unreliability.
      - [Laws of Life and Nature]

Sjeverrijk Theorem: In any computation, the value given for certain is wrong.
      - [Laws of Life and Nature]

Skinner's Constant (Flannigan's Finagling Factor): That quantity which, when multiplied by, divided by, added to, or subtracted from the answer you get, gives you the answer you should have gotten.
      - [Laws of Life and Nature]

Slick's First Law of the Universe: Nothing in the known universe travels faster than a bad check.
      - [Laws of Life and Nature]

Slick's Second Law of the Universe: A quarter-ounce of chocolate equals four pounds of fat.
      - [Laws of Life and Nature]

Slick's Third Law of the Universe: There are two types of dirt: the dark kind, which is attracted to light objects, and the light kind, which is attracted to dark objects.
      - [Laws of Life and Nature]

SNAFU First Equation, The: Given any problem containing 'n' equations, there will always be 'n+1' unknowns.
      - [Laws of Life and Nature]

SNAFU Fourth Equation, The: Badness comes in waves.
      - [Laws of Life and Nature]

SNAFU Second Equation, The: An object or bit of information most needed will be the least available.
      - [Laws of Life and Nature]


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