Friday, June 1, 2012

Murphy's Law

Last week it seems that everything went wrong. First my rl father fall and had to go to the hospital. Than my cell phone fall and crashed on the ground and last, and I hope least, the flashplayer on my blog stopped playing. Gladly my dad is home again and I got a new cell phone. Oops, smart phone. If the flashplayer and the music will return is unsure. The site, flashwidgetz. com is not longer accessible. I not found a good replacement, so maybe it will stay silent on my blog.
Murphy's Law is an adage or epigram that is typically stated as:
"Anything that can go wrong, will go wrong".

According to the book A History of Murphy's Law by author Nick T. Spark, differing recollections years later by various participants make it impossible to pinpoint who first coined the saying Murphy's law. The law's name supposedly stems from an attempt to use new measurement devices developed by the eponymous Edward Murphy. The phrase was coined in adverse reaction to something Murphy said when his devices failed to perform and was eventually cast into its present form prior to a press conference some months later — the first ever (of many) conferences given by Dr. John Stapp, a U.S. Air Force colonel and Flight Surgeon in the 1950s. These conflicts (a long running interpersonal feud) were unreported until Spark researched the matter. His book expands upon and documents an original four part article published in 2003 (Annals of Improbable Research (AIR) on the controversy: Why Everything You Know About Murphy's Law is Wrong.

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