is in inverse proportion to the time spent on it.

-- Parkinson's Telephone Law

- The time spent on any item of the agenda [of a finance
committee] will be in inverse proportion to the sum involved.

-- C. N. Parkinso... - The effectiveness of a politician varies in inverse proportion to
his commitment to principle.

-- Sam Shaffe... - Law of Legislative Action: The length of time it takes a bill to pass through the legislature is in inverse proportion to the number of lobbying groups favoring it.
- The amount of time spent by a committee
on an agenda item is inversely proportional to the cost of the item.

-- Parkinson's Law of Committee... - Kirkland's Law The usefulness of any meeting is in inverse proportion to the attendance.
- Ideas endure and prosper in inverse proportion
to their soundness and validity.

-- Fried's 23rd Law... - Atlanta makes it against the law to tie a giraffe to a telephone pole or street lamp.