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"Life sucks and then you keep living."
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The immortal philosopher Murphy sets pen to paper...
"The first time we see the sun in months, and it explodes."
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Tags:disabled, disability, disabilities, disabled community, disabled communities, disabled seat, disabled seats, disabled seating, public transport, public transportation, amputees, filled up, full, murphy's law, murphys law, sod's law, sods law, beg, begs, begging, beggar, beggars, panhandle, panhandles, panhandling, panhandler, panhandlers
Tags:nursery rhymes, nursery rhyme, rhyme, rhymes, song, songs, kid, kids, modern, modern life, murphy's law, murphys law, sods law, sod's law, when it rains it pours, bad luck, misery, miserable, repossessed, foreclosure, foreclosed, repossess, debt, debts, adulthood, adult life, adult-life, pumpkin, house, houses, home, home owner, home owners, home ownership, real estate, recession, parody, parodied, parodies, spin off, spin-off, realism, realist
"Afterward, there will be a short Q. and A. that will be just long enough for one person to take up too much of it."
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Man In The Stocks Used As A Clock
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"Well, I guess the rain has to stop somewhere!"
"Don't tell me. Let me guess. That was the only bulb you brought up here, right?"
"People wipe their feet on me all day long. I mean, really, what could possibly be worse than that?"
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'Center for the Study of Murphy's Law' (Closed today because everything that could go wrong, did go wrong.)
"This person's status says they are all caught up on bills and are finally putting away money for a vacation...go give them some car trouble."
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"I was wondering, hon—how soon before the hazing period of our marriage comes to an end?"
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"Oh, God! It's really been one of those days!"
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Good News / Bad News
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"The ONE Day I Don't Put On Clean Underwear"
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"With our luck, it's probably not a mirage."
Cruisin' for a Bruisin'
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"Did you remember to turn on the alarm?"
Tags:castle, castles, fortress, fortresses, forgetful, forget, forgot, alarm, alarms, home security, security system, security systems, fort, forts, doubt, doubts, niggling doubt, inconvenient, inconvenience, murphy's law, murphys law, leave for work, leaving for work, workday, workdays, work day, work days, autopilot, on autopilot, thoughtless, everyday problem, everyday problems, problem, problems, paranoid, paranoia
"Everything in your life has gone smoothly. That's a violation of Murphy's law."
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"I'll bet it waits 'til we're finished milking."
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"Oh, darn, and just as I was beginning to take charge of my life."
"He was just a year away from retirement."
"That will be all, Mrs. Bernstein. During the break, we reached a verbal agreement."
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Medieval king shakes pen, saying: 'Typical! It was working fine this morning.' The signing of Sod's Law.