Shit happens

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Shit happens is a common vulgar slang phrase. It is used as a simple existential observation that life has many unpredictable events, either "Así es la vida" or "C'est la vie". The phrase accepts that bad things happen to people for no reason.[1][2] The phrase was first found in 1964, but wasn't used in a print publication until 1983. "Stuff happens" is also said.[3]

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  1. "Shit happens". Psychology Today. New York. May 1995. Retrieved 2007-11-25.
  2. "Vic & Sade (pg 02) 1940–1941". Sound Recording. Retrieved 12 September 2011.
  3. "Jeb Bush Says 'Stuff Happens' In Response to Gun Violence". ABC News. 2 October 2015.