So many questions! But what are their answers?

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by Louieandthecrew, Nov 18, 2010.

  1. Louieandthecrew

    Louieandthecrew I am actually a female!

    So many questions.

    1. Is it good if a vacuum really sucks?

    2. Why is the third hand on a watch called the second hand?

    3. If a word is misspelled in the dictionary, how would we ever know?

    4. If Webster wrote the first dictionary, where did he find the words?

    5. Why do we say something is out of whack? What is a whack?

    6. Why does "slow down" and "slow up" mean the same thing?

    7. Why does "fat chance" and "slim chance" mean the same thing?

    8. Why do "tug" boats push their barges?

    9. Why do we sing "Take me out to the ball game" when we are already there?

    10. Why are they called "stands" when they are made for sitting?

    11. Why is it called "after dark" when it is really "after light"?

    12. Doesn't "expecting the unexpected" make the unexpected expected?

    13. Why are a "wise man" and a "wise guy" opposites?

    14. Why do "overlook" and "oversee" mean opposite things?

    15. Why is "phonics" not spelled the way it sounds?

    16. If work is so terrific, why do they have to pay you to do it?

    17. If all the world is a stage, where is the audience sitting?

    18. If love is blind, why is lingerie so popular?

    19. If you are cross-eyed and have dyslexia, can you read all right?

    20. Why is bra singular and panties plural?

    21. Why do you press harder on the buttons of a remote control when you know the batteries are dead?

    22. Why do we put suits in garment bags and garments in a suitcase?

    23. How come abbreviated is such a long word?

    24. Why do we wash bath towels? Aren't we clean when we use them?

    25. Why doesn't glue stick to the inside of the bottle?

    26. Why do they call it a TV set when you only have one?

    27. Christmas - What other time of year do you sit in front of a dead tree and eat candy out of your socks?
    28. Why do we drive on a parkway and park on a driveway?
    I dunno, why do we?
     
    Last edited: Nov 23, 2010
  2. Louieandthecrew

    Louieandthecrew I am actually a female!

    Hmmmm...
     
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    rebelcowboysnb Confederate Money Farm

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  4. Southernbelle

    Southernbelle Gone Broody

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    Quote:At one point I would've agreed with this, however I have 3 (soon to be 4) children and you would be amazed at the uses children will put to your soft, fluffy bath towels. [​IMG]

    It took forever to train my husband that although my bath towels were closest towels to the living room, under NO circumstances was he to use my bath towels to mop up beer spills. [​IMG]
     
  5. 33yardbirds

    33yardbirds Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It's a puzzle wrapped in an enigma, ain't it?
     
  6. Louieandthecrew

    Louieandthecrew I am actually a female!

    Quote:lol Possibly!

    Hah! Nice answer to #17. [​IMG]
     
  7. woodmort

    woodmort Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Why is there an expiration date on sour cream?
     
  8. Louieandthecrew

    Louieandthecrew I am actually a female!

    oooh! Good one!
     

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