Contest: “Even a blind squirrel finds a nut once in a while.”


Said by a juror in voir dire, in response to a question about whether the Defense should have to present their own case, even though the Prosecution has the burden of proof.

The blind squirrel basically refers to the idea that anything could happen by dumb luck. My understanding of what this juror meant was that the Defense might want to tell their side of the story to avoid a dumb luck conviction for the Prosecution.

Alternative saying in English: “Even a broken clock is right twice a day.”

Kudos to whoever can come up with an equivalent in Spanish/LOTS!

Please submit your suggestions by commenting on this post or by emailing me here.

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