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Entry from August 10, 2021
“What can go wrong at a cookout will go wrong. Murphy’s Slaw”

"Murphy’s law ("Anything that can go wrong will go wrong") shouldn’t be confused with Murphy’s slaw (cole slaw), but there are jokes.

“RT @awryone If the mayo can go bad, it will go bad - Murphy’s Slaw” was posted on Twitter by Klaus  Vaccinated on November 21, 2010. “Murphy’s Slaw: If cabbage can go rotten, it will” was posted on Twitter by The Pun Gents on July 31, 2014. “Every time I have cabbage I’m out of mayo, and every time I have mayo I’m out of cabbage. It’s like some kind of Murphy’s Slaw” was posted on Reddit—Puns on March 18, 2016.

“What can go wrong at a cookout will go wrong. Murphy’s Slaw” was posted on Reddit—Dadjokes on February 4, 2019. “What did everyone eat at the picnics where everything went wrong? Murphy’s slaw” was posted on Reddit—Dadjokes on August 10, 2021.


Wikipedia: Murphy’s law
Murphy’s law is an adage or epigram that is typically stated as: “Anything that can go wrong will go wrong.”

Google Groups: rec.crafts.metalworking
MD-80
Bruce Simpson
Feb 22, 2000, 3:00:00 AM
(...)
Murphy’s Slaw?
I thought it was that sliced cabbage, grated carrots and onion in mayonaise concoction I’ve been buying from the Irish cafe’

Google Groups: alt.humor.puns
Murphey’s law?
David Reihmer
Aug 22, 2000, 3:00:00 AM
(...)
It has nothing to do with baked goods; Cabbage and Oil Soap - THAT’S Murphy’s slaw.

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Why is a frog called a Frog?
Tom Madden
Aug 27, 2000, 3:00:00 AM
(...)
Murphy was also the inventor of a concoction of chopped cabbage and sour cream. It was called “Murphy’s Slaw”.

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Fake pictures used to premote creationsim!!!!
Thomas H. Faller
Jun 15, 2004, 5:40:47 PM
ElephantInDaRoom wrote:
> you are fucking stupid!

Murphy’s Slaw

1 qt. shredded raw cabbage
1 pt. mayonaise or sour cream
1 tbsp. dill
1 tbsp. lemon juice
1 tsp. fresh pepper (ground)
1 bucket of stupid

Twitter
Adam Cole-Kelly
@acolekelly
Murphy’s ‘Slaw: sour mayo, soggy cabbage, lots of olives, served hot
4:05 PM · Jul 30, 2010·Twitter Web Client

Twitter
Klaus  Vaccinated
@klausWW1T
RT @awryone If the mayo can go bad, it will go bad - Murphy’s Slaw
7:34 AM · Nov 21, 2010· HTC Peep

Twitter
Wynne McLaughlin
@SpacemanQuisp
“If anything can go wrong, get drunk and eat thinly sliced cabbage.” -Murphy’s Slaw
8:49 AM · Apr 6, 2011·Twitter Web Client

Twitter
Dribbleglass
@dribbleglass
“Anything that can go wrong with shredded cabbage and mayonnaise will go wrong.” ~Murphy’s Slaw
2:10 AM · Jul 20, 2011·Twitter Web Client

Twitter
Jono Hustis
@J0NZ0
Too much mayo, wilted cabbage, no vinegar! Everything is wrong with it! It’s Murphy’s Slaw!
12:58 PM · Jul 27, 2012·Twitter for BlackBerry®

Twitter
A Winning Bet
@2BuckExacta
The barbecue place will always screw up your side order.  It’s known as “Murphy’s Slaw”.
6:44 AM · Aug 31, 2012·Twitter Web Client

Twitter
justin?
@Justin_Geldz
Murphy’s Slaw: everything that can go wrong with your cabbage will go wrong
8:14 PM · Feb 25, 2013·Twitter Web Client

Twitter
alan heath
@alheathprivarts
If the cabbage CAN be cut wrong, it WILL be cut wrong. “Murphy’s Slaw”
#fakewisdom
4:07 PM · Apr 10, 2013·Twitter for iPhone

Twitter
Carmax McCarthy
@Jheri_Seinfeld
welcome to Murphy’s Slaw, the place where everything that can go wrong with your coleslaw will
3:20 PM · Oct 9, 2013·Twitter Web Client

Twitter
Alexis Ruff
@LexMakeADeal
Why am I surprised that my Murphy’s slaw had too much vinegar, the cabbage was limp, and was served lukewarm?
11:17 PM · Apr 30, 2014·Twitter for iPhone

Twitter
John Hobbs
@jmhobbs
When you combine shredded cabbage, carrots and mayo, anything that can go wrong, will. It’s Murphy’s Slaw.
6:44 PM · Jun 25, 2014·Twitter for iPhone

Twitter
♔SaysHead®
@SaysHead
Murphy’s Slaw: If cabbage can go rotten, it will.  smile
2:28 AM · Jul 31, 2014·twitterfeed

Twitter
The Pun Gents
@pungents
Murphy’s Slaw: If cabbage can go rotten, it will. http://bit.ly/1qqjyca
2:38 AM · Jul 31, 2014·twitterfeed

Twitter
Michael
@Home_Halfway
“Any cabbage that can go bad will go bad.” ~ Murphy’s Slaw
3:56 PM · Sep 18, 2014·Twitter Web Client

Twitter
Wobblegob .
@Wobblegob1
Anything than can go wrong whilst preparing cabbage and vinaigrette will invariably go wrong. That’s Murphy’s ‘Slaw… #1pun
11:08 AM · Nov 28, 2015·Twitter for iPhone

Twitter
Wobblegob .
@Wobblegob1
The old adage that anything that can possibly go wrong will go wrong when making shredded raw cabbage in vinaigrette… Murphy’s ‘Slaw…
1:30 PM · Jan 25, 2016 from Middlesbrough, England·Twitter for iPhone

Reddit—Puns
Posted by u/rawlingstones March 18, 2016
Every time I have cabbage I’m out of mayo, and every time I have mayo I’m out of cabbage. It’s like some kind of Murphy’s Slaw.

Reddit—3amjokes
Posted by u/HerbClinic September 29, 2016
Who’s salad always goes bad?
Murphy’s slaw

Twitter
Wobblegob .
@Wobblegob1
“Anything that can go wrong whilst making a finely chopped raw cabbage and vinaigrette salad, will go wrong”. Murphy’s ‘Slaw…
1:34 PM · Oct 9, 2017 from Middlesbrough, England·Twitter for iPhone

Reddit—Jokes
Posted by u/DaJaFu January 23, 2018
What do you call Cole slaw that got made wrong?
Murphy Slaw!

Reddit—Dadjokes
Posted by u/SenpaiSamaChan February 4, 2019
What can go wrong at a cookout will go wrong
Murphy’s Slaw

Twitter
Lord of the Replies TMI
@blakeambrosepdx
A salad bar chain called “Murphy’s Slaw”.
9:44 AM · Jun 1, 2021·Twitter for iPhone

Twitter
Ben Kuerschner
@Soldier_Wolfe
“Whatever cabbage can be covered in mayo will be covered in mayo.”
~ Murphy’s Slaw
1:22 AM · Jul 16, 2021·Twitter for Android

Reddit—Dadjokes
Posted by u/OvenmanNYC August 10, 2021
What did everyone eat at the picnics where everything went wrong?
Murphy’s slaw

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityFood/Drink • Tuesday, August 10, 2021 • Permalink