Parkinson's LawPar·kin·son's Law
any of several satirical statements expressed as economic laws, as one to the effect that work expands to fill the time allotted to it
Origin of Parkinson's Lawpropounded by C. Northcote Parkinson (1909-93), British economist
Any of several satirical observations propounded as economic laws, especially “Work expands to fill the time available for its completion.”
Origin of Parkinson's LawAfter Cyril Northcote Parkinson, (1909–1993), British historian.