My friend Katie posted about The Moscow Rules. I had never heard of them.
I like that Murphy's Law is mentioned in the rules.
I never had a slice of bread,
Particularly large and wide,
That did not fall upon the floor,
And always on the buttered side.
Huron Reflector (Nov. 23, 1841), reprinted in Shapiro, Fred R., ed., The Yale Book of Quotations 668 (2006).