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Monday, March 23, 2009

some weird questions to think about

If you try to fail and succeed, what have
you done?

How is it one careless match can start a
forest fire, but it takes a whole box to
start a campfire?

Why is the time when the traffic is slowest
called rush-hour?

What's the speed of dark?

If psychics can predict lottery numbers,
why are they still working?

If you run backwards will you gain weight?

If Barbie is so popular, why do you need to
buy her friends?

What happens when you get scared
half-to-death twice?

Can a blind person feel blue?

How can a house burn up when it burns

Are you telling the truth when you lie in

If your vacuum cleaner really sucks, is it a
bad thing?

How do you know when a Smurf

Despite the cost of living, why does it
remain so popular?

If a word in a dictionary is misspelled, how
would you know?

In Chinese why are the words for crisis
and opportunity the same?

Why does X stand for a kiss?

Why does O stand for a hug?

Why is the alphabet in that order?

How does skating on thin ice get you into
hot water?

Why are they called stands when there
made for sitting?

Doesn't expecting the unexpected make
the unexpected expected?

Why are they called non-stick pans? Is
there a law saying your not allowed to put
sticks in them?

Why are a wise-man and a wise-guy

If work is so terrific how come they have
to pay you to do it?

Should crematoriums give discounts for
those who died in fires?

If the #2 pencil the most popular, why is it
still #2?

Do tea makers have coffee breaks?

Can fat people go skinny-dipping?

Why do they announce power shortages
on TV?

Why do you press harder on the
remote-control when you know the
battery is dead?

How can batteries die?

If its zero degrees tonight, and tomorrow
its meant to be twice as cold, how cold
will it be?

Why are buildings called buildings when
there finished? Shouldn't they be called

Why is abbreviated such a long word?

Why is it that when you tell a man there
are 400 billion stars he will believe you, but
when you tell him there's wet paint he has
to touch it?

Who's cruel idea was it to put a 'S' in 'lisp'?

Do you find it unnerving that what doctors
do is called 'practice'?

If a turtle doesn't have a shell is it
homeless or naked?

Why do they sterilize needles for lethal


~Tom~ said...

You, my friend, have way too much time on your hands!lol

Cozyflier said...

Dena, you make me smile, and my husband has several answers for you! Yes, a blind person can feel blue!

The history on the alpahbet is fascinating and goes back to ancient Phoenician!

Joanie said...

Wow! You ask questions like a 2 year old... why? why? why? LOL!!
As to the question, If you run backwards will you gain weight? With my luck, the answer is probably YES!

3 Bay B Chicks said...

Wow! That is quite a list. I think you win the award for the longest list of questions ever compiled.

Super entertaining nonetheless! I think my favorite may very well been about Barbie.


Cheryl said...

hehehe....I've often wondered the same things....LOL Especially the last question about men...why is it you can tell a man something and he'll still question it or have to check it out himself to make sure that what you say is true(i.e. He'll be driving and we'll be stopped to turn and L will ask me "is it clear?" I'll say yes, but he still has to look for himself!!!....GEESH!!!) LMAO

Sally's World said...

LOL, You'd be surprised at how many of those I've actually pondered..the smurf one...too funny!