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just one of those things



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A random occurrence that can't be explained. For example, It wasn't their fault that the show failed; it was just one of those things . This expression was given greater currency as the title and refrain of one of Cole Porter's most popular songs (“Just One of Those Things,” 1935). [c. 1930] Also see one of those days .

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