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Re: Murphy's Law inaction!

Posted by Gary on May 16, 2003

In Reply to: Murphy's Law inaction! posted by Henry on May 16, 2003

: : : : I know what it means - if anything can go wrong it will, it's Murphy's Law. But why Murphy? Who was Murphy? Where & when did this come from?

: : According to the website below, he was 'Capt. Edward A. Murphy, an engineer working on [US] Air Force Project MX981, (a project) designed to see how much sudden deceleration a person can stand in a crash,' in 1949.

: : http://www.edwards.af.mil/history/docs_html/tidbits/murphy's_law.html

: The post came up twice - a perfect example of Murphy's Law in action!

I think it's more likely a perfect example of pressing the Submit button twice.