of the two of Lowrey's Law
s, most applicable to short-term
sorts of exercises; inevitably, one ends up spending hugely excessive amounts of time doing them, and by the time one is competent
to do the work efficient
ly, there is no more work left. Alas
Contrast with "If you do a job too well, you will get stuck with it."
note to self: stop using the word "one" in your writeups, you bastard - it makes them sound dry and overly formal!