Friday, 21 July 2006

Things that make you go, "Hmmmmm....."

Why do fat chance and slim chance mean the same thing?

Why isn’t phonetic spelled the way it sounds?

If you can’t drink and drive, why do you need a driver’s license to buy liquor, and why do bars have parking lots?

Have you ever imagined a world with no hypothetical situations?

How does the guy who drives the snowplow get to work in the mornings?

If 7-11 is open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, why are there locks on the doors?

If nothing ever sticks to TEFLON, how do they make TEFLON stick to the pan?

If you’re in a vehicle going the speed of light, what happens when you turn on the headlights?

Why do they put Braille dots on the keypad of the drive-up ATM?

Why do we drive on parkways and park on driveways?

Why is it that when you transport something by car, it’s called a shipment, but when you transport something by ship, it’s called cargo?

Why is it that when you’re driving and looking for an address, you turn down the volume on the radio?

If you have your finger touching the rearview mirror that says — “objects in mirror are closer than they appear,” how can that be possible?

Why is it called a TV “set” when you only get one?

Why does your nose run and your feet smell?

Why is it, whether you sit up or sit down, the result is the same?

Why is it called a “building” when it is already built?

Why do they call them “apartments” when they are all stuck together?

Why is there an expiration date on “sour” cream?

If you keep trying to prove Murphy’s Law, will something keep going wrong?

How can someone “draw a blank?”

Shouldn’t there be a shorter word for “monosyllabic?”

Why is the word “abbreviate” so long?

Why did kamikaze pilots wear helmets?

What is another word for “thesaurus?”

Why do “tug” boats push their barges?

Why do we sing “take me out to the ball game”, when we are already there?

Why are they called “stands” when they’re made for sitting?

Why does “slow down” and “slow up” mean the same thing?

Why is it when two planes almost hit each other it is called a “near miss?” Shouldn’t it be called a “near hit?”

Why are there interstate highways in Hawaii?

Why do light switches say on/off? When it’s on you can see it’s on, when it’s off you can’t see to read.

When it rains, why don’t sheep shrink?

If “con” is the opposite of “pro,” is Congress the opposite of progress?

Why do they lock gas station bathrooms, are they afraid someone might clean them?

Why isn’t there mouse-flavored catfood?

Where do forest rangers go to “get away from it all?”

What would Geronimo say if he jumped out of an airplane?

If man evolved from monkeys and apes, why do we still have monkeys and apes?

Could it be that all those trick-or-treaters who wear sheets aren’t going as ghosts, but as mattresses?

Whose cruel idea was it to put an “s” in the word lisp?

If a man is standing in the middle of a forest speaking and there is no woman around to hear him, is he still wrong?

A split second is the amount of time that elapses after a traffic light turrns green and before the guy in the back of you honks!

Is athiesm a non-prophet organization?

Is there another word for “synonym?”

Isn’t it a bit unraveling that what doctors and lawyers call what they do “practice?”

Is there a Federal agency you’re supposed to call if you see an endangered animal eating an endangered plant?

If a parsley farmer is sued, can they garnish his wages?

If a turtle loses it’s shell is it homeless or naked?

If police arrest a mime, do they tell him he has the right to remain silent?

How do they get deer to cross the roads at those yellow signs?

Is it true that cannibals don’t eat clowns because they taste funny?

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