“..it happens”

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The dusty burgundy station wagon with yellow rego plates was in front of me at the lights.

As we waited for green, the sticker on its rear window jumped into view:

Someone (in my view a fairly wideawake someone) had scratched out the first two letters of the original phrase so that it read:

“..IT HAPPENS”

Reminders of this savage wisdom peek forth from the most unexpected spots…

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