Murphy's Law

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Murphy's Law

An adage stating, "Anything that can go wrong, will go wrong." Murphy's Law is used in business because of the inherent unpredictability of risk.
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Murphy's Law dates back to the 40s and Edward A Murphy, a US air base engineer.
Ms Murphy's Law, by Faith Hines, is available at pounds 4.