Sod's Law


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Sod's law

(sɒdz)
n
informal a humorous or facetious precept stating that if something can go wrong or turn out inconveniently it will. Also called: Murphy's Law
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Noun1.Sod's Law - humorous axiom stating that anything that can go wrong will go wrong
gnome - a short pithy saying expressing a general truth
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Sod’s law

n (inf) „Gesetz“, demzufolge eine Sache, die schiefgehen kann, auch bestimmt schiefgehen wird; after all that it didn’t work — that’s Sod’s law, isn’t it?am Ende hat es noch nicht mal funktioniert — das musste ja so kommen
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