Sod's Law

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humorous axiom stating that anything that can go wrong will go wrong


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With sod's law more often than not it is the innocent bystander that could come off the worst.
Murphy's Law is widely used in America while Sod's Law is mainly alive and well in Britain where we have poor sods in abundance to whom the unexpected happens often with a touch or irony.
A university lecturer unveiled a new formula yesterday to predict the likelihood of Sod's Law - but, thankfully, also revealed the key to avoiding its pitfalls.
Sod's law really but it would be nice to get another one this week.
Sod's law because the shameful cost of energy bills - up by 10 per cent on last year - is the biggest part of the cost of living crisis affecting hundreds of thousands of people.
Ballymac Pet, Dixies Air and Anfi Gem produced a cracking race when clashing in the first round of the Classic and Sod's Law dictated that the three meet again in tonight's second semi-final, where the Matt Dartnall-trained Ballymac Pet is taken to repeat last Saturday's game front-running success.
But I would rather have seen him score a few goals before Saturday, because it's pretty much Sod's law that his goal will come against me.
The only guarantee is that Sod's Law will apply so when, after ages of nothing, you receive two or three chances of a job in 48 hours, you will select the wrong one.
It was sod's law that the one we missed proved to be soft
Irons, whose side meet Morton in a Scottish Cup replay tomorrow, said: "It's Sod's Law.
A psychologist unveils a formula today to predict the likelihood of Sod's Law - but, thankfully, also reveals the key to avoiding its pitfalls.
Another stunning piece of work from academics at the Department for Stating the Blindingly Obvious, this time a formula for predicting the likelihood of Sod's Law.
Once I get my fitness level to that of a racing snake, he says, I should beware of boastful remarks for fear of invoking Sod's Law.
And is it Sod's Law that since agreeing to appear on the show I've put ON 10 pounds?