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The social law that if you hear a reference to an arcane or forgotten word, idea, or person, you will encounter that word, idea, or person again in the near future.
"Yesterday, I learned the word 'soporific,' and then it was used on the Daily Show tonight! It's Darby's Law!"

"Oh my god. There was a major Darby's Law today. I hadn't heard about Bill Nye the Science Guy in years until we talked about him in English class. Then he was in my science textbook the next period."
by SamDub January 09, 2006