“Poor Billy Trinkhaus. Nothing ever went right for him. That time he got drunk and smashed his car into Mrs. Fassbinder’s new minivan? And that night Mill Hill was covered in ice and snow? That time it was Mrs. Fassbinder’s SUV. Remember, Mrs. Fassbinder threatened to buy a tank at
Then finding that arm like that in Kaiser Woods. Billy said it was part of the tree. They went in there two or three times. Ranger Bauer and them told Billy he was seeing things. Billy got mad and got himself drunk, poor sod. Yeah. Mrs. Fassbinder again.”
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Photo Prompt: Copyright Madison Woods
Word Count: 100
“Sod’s Law” might actually pre-date “Murphy’s Law” by several generations. The possible origin is the County of Yorkshire, England. People say: “Poor sod, whatever can go wrong will” meaning that it’s the poor who can handle it the least who are struck with the unexpected–usually, expense. Murphy’s Law or Sod’s Law, take your pick.