Posted by ESC on October 03, 2003
MURPHY'S LAW - "WASHINGTON (Reuters) -- An Indian who spent 18 years trying to prove he was alive, researchers who showed London taxi drivers have bigger-than-average brains and the inventor of Murphy's Law won this year's "IgNobel" prizes. . .spoofs of the Nobel prizes. . .The engineering prize went to now-deceased Air Force Captain Edward Murphy, Air Force doctor John Paul Stapp, and George Nichols, who in 1949 came up with Murphy's Law - 'If anything can go wrong, it will.'" From "IgNobles honor founder of dead people club," CNN online, posted October 3, 2003. Accessed October 3, 2003.