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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The companies selected to present this year are: Early Stage Companies: -- Elemental Knowledge - LLC Knoxville, TN -- Finagle, Inc.
The lack of attention and funding from the California Department of Recreation and Parks has so frustrated park supporters, they have decided to hire a lobbyist to go to Sacramento and finagle more money - and respect - from the state's lawmakers.
com, TMP Worldwide, Nantucket Nectars, Circles, Object Design, Finagle a Bagel, Bari & Gail Chocolates, Lotus, Compaq Computer Corporation, Rayovac, The Boston Globe's Boston.
Sing their praises, lionize their achievements, finagle your way onto the bandwagon.
The firm combines the disciplines of design, marketing, advertising, and strategic planning to develop integrated solutions that accurately reflect the personality and support the long-term vision of its clients branded products and services, Encompass' clients include Nantucket Nectars, Finagle a Bagel, Kettle Cuisine Soups, Bari & Gail Chocolates, Lotus Development Corporation, Compaq Computer Corporation, Product Genesis, Object Design, Sebago Shoes, The Organic Cow, Rayovac, TMP Worldwide including Monster.
9, 1998--Encompass Communications, a Boston-based identity and branding firm, today announced that it has completed a retail branding program for Finagle a Bagel's eighth retail store, located in downtown Boston on the corner of Tremont and Winter Streets.
Of special note is whatever is hidden in a forbidden wing of the school, protected by a fearsome three-headed dog named Fluffy, and whoever it is trying to finagle their way to the purported treasure - smart money may be on Snape (Alan Rickman), the sinister potions professor.
announced that Boston's best-known bagel retailer -- Finagle A Bagel -- had signed a letter of intent to be acquired by an Einstein Bros.
Once the public was let in on the finagle, Hahn pleaded ignorance and agreed to push the deal along.
His failed lawsuit against the National Football League was his attempt to finagle the rights to Los Angeles and raise the cash for a move.
Imogene snatches the job and finagles her way to NYC for the summer, where a whole new set of catastrophes begins.