Murphy's Laws Collection
Original Murphy's Law: If anything can go wrong, it will. And more ...
Evelyn's Rules for Bureaucratic Survival
On the theory that one should never take anything for granted, follow up on everything, but especially those items varying from the norm. The greater the divergence from normal routine and/or the greater the number of offices potentially involved, the better the chance a never-to-be-discovered person will file the problem away in a drawer specifically designed for items requiring a decision.