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Sunday, February 12, 2017

Interesting Questions…

1. Is it good if a vacuum really sucks?
 
2. Why is the third hand on the 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 really is "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 the 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?


22 comments:

  1. These are the great questions of life, Cat. And I really don't know the answer to any of them. Why do they call it a masters when I don't feel any smarter than I did before?

    Just Ella

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    1. I don't know the answers to the posted questions or to yours either, Ella. ;)

      Hugs and blessings...Cat

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  2. Love these Cat, great life questions, some of which I have asked myself lol. No 19 cracked me up lol.

    Hugs
    Roz

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    1. Happy you enjoyed them, Roz...#19 is a puzzler isn't it. ;)

      Hugs and blessings...Cat

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  3. Hi Cat, I have no idea...
    love Jan, xx

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    1. Glad I'm not the only one, Jan! ;)

      Hugs and blessings...Cat

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  4. Cat loved reading these interesting questions. Makes you stop and think.
    Hugs Lindy xx

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    1. These remind me of a late night TV talk show we used to have here...Arsenio Hall had an opening monologue that many times included 'things that make you go hmmmm'. These would fit right in. ;)

      Hugs and blessings...Cat

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  5. These are genius in a way of I have no idea 😆
    Isn't our world bizarre!

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    1. It sure is, Daisy...totally bizarre! ;)

      Hugs and blessings...Cat

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  6. So interesting and amusing...and I have no clue why.....
    hugs abby

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    1. Happy you were amused, Abby and that I am not alone in having no clue! ;)

      Hugs and blessings...Cat

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  7. No idea but enjoyed reading them. Interesting. Thank you Cat.

    Love,
    Ronnie
    xx

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    1. Happy you enjoyed them, Ronnie...I'm in very good company in having no idea! :)

      Hugs and blessings...Cat

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    1. Good way of putting it, Rosie. ;)

      Hugs and blessings...Cat

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  9. thanks for the smiles...enjoyed catching up reading on this snowy morning :-) Hugs

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    1. You're very welcome, Terps...hope you and yours and staying snug and warm. :)

      Hugs and blessings...Cat

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  10. It does give you something to think about. Number 21 made me laugh because it's so true. Thanks for the list.

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    1. Welcome, Subone. I agree...I caught myself doing #21 just the other day! Happy you enjoyed the list.

      Hugs and blessings...Cat

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  11. There is much here to ponder...
    ;-p

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    1. There is indeed, Jz. ;)

      Hugs and blessings...Cat

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