that's how the mop flops(redirected from how the mop flops)
that's how the mop flops
There is nothing we can do about the way things have unfolded, especially bad ones, so there is no reason to be upset about it. (A variant of the more common "That's how the ball bounces.") I'm pretty gutted about not getting into the grad school program I wanted, but hey, that's just how the mop flops.
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