Parkinsons law

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Par′kinson's law′

(or Law′),

any of various statements about business and office management expressed facetiously as if a law of physics, as the statement that work expands to fill the time allotted for its completion.
[1950–55; after C. Northcote Parkinson (born 1909), English historian, who proposed them]
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