The Official Rules at Home

The Official Rules at Home

The Laws That Determine What Can, and Probably Will, Go Awry in your Daily Life

Book - 1996
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"If there is one Official Rule that reigns supreme at home, it's Gumperson's Law: "The probability of anything happening is in inverse ratio to its desirability." It's a universal phenomenon you probably know all too well." "From car repair to home improvement, houseplant morbidity to in-law management, Paul Dickson offers a delightful compendium of maxims and bylaws guaranteed to help you make sense of the chaos of home life." "Have you ever experienced the following? Rosenbaum's Rule. The easiest way to find something lost around the house is to buy a replacement; Sprehe's Discovery. How to locate the slow-moving traffic lane or checkout line: Get in it; Hood's Employment Rule. Never hire a plumber who wears rubber boots or an electrician who has scorched eyebrows." "For much more of this wisdom, read on. The Official Rules at Home offers the kind of insight that could save you thousands in therapy."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved
Publisher: New York : Walker, 1996
ISBN: 9780802713162
Branch Call Number: PN6162 .O34 1996
Characteristics: 122 p. ; 20 cm
Additional Contributors: Dickson, Paul


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