Lightning never strikes twice

Lightning never strikes (the same place) twice.

Prov. The same highly unlikely thing never happens to the same person twice. Jill: I'm scared to drive ever since that truck hit my car. Alan: Don't worry. Lightning never strikes the same place twice. It's strange, but I feel safer since my apartment was robbed; I figure lightning never strikes the same place twice.
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THEY say lightning never strikes twice, but try telling that to Scunthorpe United.
THEY say lightning never strikes twice - well sadly for a group of Wirral scientists in summer 1973, it failed to strike even once.
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His boss Nico Tromp said "They say that lightning never strikes twice but it did here.
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Gobsmacked Campbell, 43, who is engaged to partner Hazel Topping, said: "They say lightning never strikes twice, but it really has in my case.
They say lightning never strikes twice so hopefully this is our one and only hit," she said.
LIGHTNING never strikes twice they say, but yesterday that's exactly what happened to two unlucky householders.
She said: "You would think lightning never strikes twice, but this time it did.
THEY say lightning never strikes twice so no wonder Victoria's shellshocked after nearly drowning in the lake for the second time in less than two years.
THEY SAY Lightning never strikes twice, but it struck four times at the recent Doncaster Dome All stars taekwondo competition.
THEY say lightning never strikes twice - but it did for Scott McKinlay last weekend.
LIGHTNING never strikes twice, or so the saying goes, but all those connected with Liverpool FC will be hoping that adage doesn't come true as they assemble at the Olympic Stadium in Athens for the Champions League final against AC Milan.
Newcastle were put to the sword by Arsenal 12 months ago, but Thornton prefers to consign that memory to history and argues that lightning never strikes twice in the same place.
THEY say lightning never strikes twice - but it struck more than 1,000 times in Northern Ireland yesterday.