What is it called when you find everything EXCEPT the one thing your looking for?
I'm sure theres a name or saying for that. i just dont know what it is.
like your looking for a screwdriver but all you can find are screws or something!
- Anonymous2 weeks ago
I would personally call this pure & simplistic irony zxjq
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- jeffdanielkLv 44 weeks ago
When you find what you are looking for, you stop looking, don't you?
- Anonymous1 month ago
Serendipity is the word.
- billLv 51 month ago
Murphy's Law i think.
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- Anonymous2 months ago
I believe its called the "Null Hypothesis".
No matter what you are looking for you always find it in the last place you look.
- champerLv 72 months ago
The Law of Sod. Which also says that when you stop looking for it you'll find it!
- PearlLv 72 months ago
its called that youre still looking
- IanLv 62 months ago
- JimLv 72 months ago
a frustrated search?
a futile search?
a first-world problem.
or in our household: "Looking like a man" because women usually find it...