toggle menu
menu
vocabulary
1000+ books
Go to Book

Parkinson's Law
used in Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance

only 1 use
(click/touch triangles for details)
Definition
Satirical Law:  Work expands so as to fill the time available for its completion.
  • He coined a law intended to have the humor of a Parkinson's law that "The number of rational hypotheses that can explain any given phenomenon is infinite.
    Part 2 (20% in)

There are no more uses of "Parkinson's Law" in Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance.

Typical Usage  (best examples)
Dictionary / pronunciation — Google®Dictionary list — Onelook.com®Wikipedia Article