"The product of NotInventedHere is ReinventingTheWheel which wheel unfortunately is often square, without spokes, or squeaks like heck. .."
"The pattern can also lead to a paradoxical situation. If the pattern is applied in its strictest sense, it effectively excludes its own use. The NIH pattern has obviously been used many times before by others and may not be re-used. This would actually be of benefit in that it would thereby be self annihilating. Unfortunately we are all so flexible that the pattern is never so applied and therefore remains dangerous. -- RobertPhillips .."
[via the amazing wiki]
Well, I thought it was funny..