I enjoy Rules Of Thumb - little homilies that help us remember how to do things, what things mean and just how to get through life easier.
There was a book out on them at one time, I've never read it, but I suspect I'd have enjoyed it.
Anyway, I'll start it up with a couple and see where it goes. If they are not totally obvious, clue us in on what they might refer to... Remember, they got to be true.
- Lefty Loosey, Righty Tighty (which way to turn the wrench or screwdriver on normal threaded screws and bolts)
- A small tap with a big hammer is better than a big tap with a small hammer.
- If you drink your coffee black, you can always get it the way you want it.