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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, amputee, 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, adult, 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
'I don't have time to explain. Just call the super and tell him the elevator's stuck.'
Man In The Stocks Used As A Clock
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"Well, I guess the rain has to stop somewhere!"
"People wipe their feet on me all day long. I mean, really, what could possibly be worse than that?"
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"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."
Tags:fate, fated, bad karma, karma, car repair, car repairs, auto repair, auto repairs, bad time, bad timing, bad times, devil, devils, trouble, troubles, hard times, hard time, murphys law, murphy's law, social media, social network, social networks, social networking, car trouble, car troubles, saving, savings, wiped out your savings, wiping out your savings
'Why do I always pick the slow moving queue?'
Good News / Bad News
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"The ONE Day I Don't Put On Clean Underwear"
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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
"I'll bet it waits 'til we're finished milking."
Tags:farm, farms, farmer, farmers, dairy farmer, dairy farmers, end of the world, murphy's law, murphys law, worst case scenario, worst case scenarios, milk, milks, milk a cow, milking a cow, morning chore, morning chores, chore, chores, apocalypse, end of the world, world's end, armageddon, doomsayer, doomsayers
"Oh, darn, and just as I was beginning to take charge of my life."
Medieval king shakes pen, saying: 'Typical! It was working fine this morning.' The signing of Sod's Law.
Up to no good
'I've lost my job, my wife and kids, the house, what the hell else could possibly go wrong?!"
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"Typical! Just typical!"
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"Cheer up, mate, it might never...oh, God!"
Tags:pessimist, pessimists, pessimism, murphys law, murphy's law, the worst that can happen, what's the worst that can happen, whats the worst that can happen, disaster, disasters, depression, depress, depresses, depressing, unhappy, miserable, bad news, realisation, realisations, enlightenment, moment of realization, moments of realization, moment of realisation, cheer up, misery, blue, sad, sayings
"What are the odds of it happening again?"
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"There's no way anyone will catch anything bigger than this baby!"
Tags:fish, fishes, fishing, fishing derby, fishing derbies, fishing competition, fishing competitions, big fish, big fish story, big fish stories, tall tale, tall tales, overconfident, overconfidence, confident, confidence, murphys law, murphy's law, arrogant, arrogance, certainty, certain feeling, certain feelings
Murphy and his brother 'sod' at work on their now famous law.
"OK, now I'm having a bad day."