Friday, September 5, 2008

Musings...

Did you ever wonder...

Why do they put Braille on drive up ATMs?

What was the best thing BEFORE sliced bread?

If electricity comes from electrons, does morality come from morons?

Why is "abbreviated" such a long word, but "long" such a short word?

If the piano player is a pianist, is the race car driver a racist?

Why do we drive on a parkway, but park on a driveway?

If the can with the picture of corn contains corn, and the box with the picture of mac & cheese contains mac & cheese, what do the jar with the picture of a baby and the can with the picture of a cat contain?

Why do we call it getting our dog or cat "fixed"? Is it broken?

Why do they use a sterile needle for lethal injections?

Is there a Roman numeral for zero?

If corn oil is made from corn, and vegetable oil is made from vegetables, what is baby oil made from?

If nothing sticks to Teflon, how does the Teflon stick to the pan?

Why are there interstate highways in Hawaii?

Why does Minute Rice take 15 minutes to cook?

If you never get caught, did you really do it?

Do vegetarians eat animal crackers?

If vegetarians eat vegetables, what do humanitarians eat?

We've all heard of the speed of light, but is there a speed of dark?

Why do you get ten hot dogs in a package, but only eight buns?

If a caucasian person from South Africa immigrates to America, are they African-American?

How important do you have to be before you are considered assassinated instead of just murdered?

If a sheep can't sleep, does it count people?

When they make Styrofoam, what do they ship it in?

Why does a round pizza come in a square box?

Why don't they make mouse flavored cat food?

Can a stupid person be a smart-ass?

Why do people pay to go up tall buildings and then put a quarter in a telescope to look at things on the ground?

If the Professor on Gilligan's Island can make a radio out of a coconut, why can't he fix the damned boat?

Can fat people go skinny-dipping?

If you ride up on an escalator, shouldn't you ride down on a de-escalator?

What exactly IS the shelf life of a Twinkie?

Why is a boxing ring square?

5 comments:

Mrs. "Smith" said...

What exactly IS the shelf life of a Twinkie? - 25 days. :)

Officer "Smith" said...

Days? I figured more along the lines of YEARS!

fuzzys dad said...

Great points to ponder.

Aza said...

Why is Iceland covered in green and Greenland covered in ice?

Officer "Smith" said...

My God Aza, how could I forget THAT one?!

And, Mrs. Smith says, it's all tourism. Going back to the Vikings.