Tell Me Why?

  • Why do we say something is out of whack? What is a whack?
  • Why do women wear evening gowns to go out at night? Shouldn’t they be wearing night gowns?
  • Why is the man who invests all your money called a broker?
  • When cheese gets it’s picture taken, what does it say?
  • Why is a person who plays the piano called a pianist, but a person who drives a race car not called a racist?
  • Why do overlook and oversee mean opposite things?
  • Why is it that if someone tells you that there are 1 billion stars in the universe you will believe them, but if they tell you a wall has wet paint you will have to touch it to be sure?
  • Why do you park in a driveway and drive in a parkway?
  • When someone says “You know what they say…” Who are they?
  • If corn oil comes from corn and olive oil comes from olives, where the heck does baby oil come from?
  • Why do we call it a hamburger when it is made from beef?
  • If you choke a Smurf, what color does it turn?
  • Why is there an expiration date on sour cream? Does old sour cream go good?
  • If a turtle loses its shell is it naked or homeless?
  • Why don’t psychics predict the winning lottery numbers and retire?
  • Why do they call them apartments, when they’re all together?
  • Who was the brainy that decided to put an “s” in the word lisp?
  • Where does your lap go when you stand up?
  • You can be overwhelmed and underwhelmed, but why can’t you be simply whelmed?
  • Why is it that when the batteries in your remote control wear out you just push the buttons harder?
  • If you try to fail, and you fail, have you succeeded or failed?
  • If a cannibal ate a clown, would it taste funny?
  • Why are boxing rings square?
  • Shouldn’t the opposite of shut up be shut down?
  • If I dreamed of being chased by a giant squirrel would that make me a nut?
  • Why do people order a super-sized Big Mac™ meal with a Diet Coke?
  • Why do people have worthless junk in the garage and leave their expensive car in the driveway?
  • Why do they call it a building? It looks like they are finished Why isn’t it a built?
  • What was the best thing before sliced bread?
  • Why do banks charge you a “insufficient funds” fee on money they already know you don’t have?
  • What happens if you get scared half to death twice?
  • In a country of free speech, why are there phone bills?
  • How is it possible to have a civil war?
  • If crime doesn’t pay does that mean that my job is a crime?
  • If a word in the dictionary were misspelled, how would we know?
  • If practice makes perfect, and no one is perfect, why bother practice?
  • Why is there neither pine nor apple in pineapple?
  • Why does the arcade game “Donkey Kong” have a monkey? Why isn’t it called Monkey Kong?
  • Why does Goofy talk and wear clothes while Pluto barks naked?
  • Why do they call it baby-sitting when all you do is run after them?
  • Why are they stairs inside but steps outside?
  • Why is it called American football when they rarely use their feet to play?
  • Why does pizza come in a square box?
  • How does a fish sleep?
  • Why is it called a “word to the wise?” If they’re already wise, why do they need to hear it?
  • How come we choose from just two people for president and 50 for Miss America?
  • Does expecting the unexpected make the unexpected expected?
  • Why do you have to click Start to stop your computer?
  • Why did the Hulk’s shirt always rip but not his pants?
  • How does a thermos know if the drink should be hot or cold?

4 thoughts on “Tell Me Why?

  1. Thank you for the invite, kiddo. Those questions are This is the first blog I ever checked out. Looks very professional. Peace and Blessings to you Sis!

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