1) Lorenz’s Law of Mechanical Repair:
After your hands become coated with grease, your nose will begin to itch.
2) Anthony’s Law of the Workshop:
Any tool, when dropped, will roll to the least accessible corner.
3) Kovac’s Conundrum:
When you dial a wrong number, you never get an engaged tone.
4) Cannon’s Karmic Law:
If you tell the boss you were late for work because you had a flat tyre, the next morning you will have a flat tyre.
5) O’brien’s Variation Law:
If you change queues, the one you have left will start to move faster than the one you are in now.
6) BELL’S THEOREM:
When the body is immersed in water, the telephone rings.
7) RUBY’S PRINCIPLE OF CLOSE ENCOUNTERS:
The probability of meeting someone you know increases when you are with someone you don’t want to be seen with.
8) WILLOUGHBY’S LAW:
When you try to prove to someone that a machine won’t work, it will.
9) ZADRA’S LAW OF BIOMECHANICS:
The severity of the itch is inversely proportional to the reach.
10) BREDA’S RULE:
At any event, the people whose seats are farthest from the aisle arrive last.
11) OWEN’S LAW:
As soon as you sit down to a cup of hot coffee, your boss will ask you to do something which will last until the coffee is cold.