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#222116 - 09/06/15 08:52 PM Please help me find the right word  
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this is what I am saying
"I have a plan. I always have a plan. But the things about plans is that no matter how much you plan there is always those inexorable, pesky _____."

Those pesky what? What is word for the things that can go wrong on a plan? If there is even one!

Thank yo so very much.

#222118 - 09/06/15 11:24 PM Re: Finding the right word [Re: mrianah]  
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Snags? Hitches?

#222123 - 09/07/15 01:09 PM Re: Finding the right word [Re: A C Bowden]  
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Glitches?

#222124 - 09/07/15 04:36 PM Re: Please help me find the right word [Re: mrianah]  
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this too shall pass
complications.. catches.. obstacles..

#222126 - 09/07/15 09:11 PM Re: Please help me find the right word [Re: tsuwm]  
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Discombobulations?

#224034 - 04/09/16 01:41 AM Re: Please help me find the right word [Re: mrianah]  
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The Netherlands, province Nort...
variables?


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#224039 - 04/09/16 08:53 PM Re: Please help me find the right word [Re: mrianah]  
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If you want to make it into a trip/travel metaphor, there are often unexpected, unwanted, unanticipated potholes along the way...

(Didn't notice - the issue is by now most likely moot: the question was posed last September)

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