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Murphy's law

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishMurphy's lawMur‧phy’s law /ˌmɜːfiz ˈlɔː $ ˌmɜːrfiz ˈlɒː/ noun [uncountable] informal especially American English  RFa tendency for bad things to happen whenever it is possible for them to do so – used humorously syn sod’s law British English
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Murphy's lawI think a lot of readers will recognise your Murphy's Law Jean and may even have another name for it.
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