This article discusses how UI decisions can persist when their original rationale is gone.. I found it while wondering whether to buy UI Bloopers (I decided not to partially on the strength of the Amazon review - "For the most part, the book's value can be captured by reading the seven page table of contents carefully". Hmm, £21 for that?). I also noticed that the User Interface Hall(s) of Fame/Shame have gone, they used to be at iarchitect.com. Boo.