OK, now it's time for some serious thinking. The more sophisticated
our society becomes, the faster these-here "stumper" thingies seem to
pop-up. (Why do you suppose that is? Hmmmm...)
If you have more Ponderables to add to this list, please send
them to CWIRE so that we can share them with other great minds of
How come we choose
from just two people for president and fifty for Miss America?
Why are you IN
a movie but you're ON TV?
Why does a round
pizza come in a suare box?
Can you cry under
What disease did
cured ham actually have?
If the professor
on Gilligan's island can make a radio out of a coconut, why cant he
fix a hole in a boat?
Do the Alphabet song
(A,b,c,d...) and Twinkle Twinkle little star have the same tune? and
....Lastly, Why did you just try singing the two songs above? Sent by T.
Jackson 33613 (1/12/06)
If man evolved from
monkeys and apes, why do we still have monkeys and apes? Sent by Anonymous
Why do kamikaze
pilots wear helmets?
If you were to
choke a smurf, what color would it turn?
Why doesn't glue
stick to the inside of the bottle?
Is it right for
vegetarians to eat animal crackers?
If people from
Poland are called "poles" why aren't people from Holland called "holes?"
Why is the man
who invests all of your money called a "broker?"
Why is a person
who plays the piano called a "pianist" but a person who drives a race
car is not called a "racist?"
Do Roman paramedics
refer to IVs as "4s"?
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? Sent by FAC BAM
Why do they call it
"tuna fish?" They don't call chicken "chicken bird" Sent
by fatz100 (7/15/00)
I was just wondering..... I weigh 130 pounds, but I can lift way more
than that, so shouldn't I be able to fly by standing on a chair and picking
Another thing, can passifists play football? And if so, doesn't it seem
like they would be really good, 'cause they'd have all of that stored
up anger and they'd just unleash it on everybody on the field. Sent
by Lorreta Martin (7/12/00)
'Ever wonder why, when after shooting superman about ten times in the
chest to no avail, the villain throws the gun at him? More stupefying,
why does Superman always duck? Sent by Anonymous (10/7/99)
Is it possible for vegetarians to get butterflies in their stomach?
When it rains, why don't sheep shrink? Sent by Jay Jelinek (1/26/99)
If a man with multiple personalities threatens suicide is it considered
a hostage situation? Sent by knifeblade (1/8/99)
Have you ever wondered why there is no name for the tops of your feet?
Sent by Cherri (4/8/98)
Why do you need a driver's license to buy liquor when you can't drink
Why are there interstate highways in Hawaii?
Why are there flotation devices under plane seats instead of parachutes?
Why are cigarettes sold in gas stations when smoking is prohibited
Have you ever imagined a world with no hypothetical situations?
How does the guy who drives the snowplow get to work in the mornings?
If 7-11 is open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, why are there locks
on the doors?
If a cow laughed, would milk come out her nose?
If nothing ever sticks to TEFLON, how do they make TEFLON stick to
If you're in a vehicle going the speed of light, what happens when
you turn on the headlights?
You know how most packages say "Open here". What is the protocol if
the package says, "Open somewhere else"?
Why do they put Braille dots on the keypad of the drive-up ATM?
Why do we drive on parkways and park on driveways?
Why is it that when you transport something by car, it's called a
shipment, but when you transport something by ship, it's called cargo?
You know that little indestructible black box that is used on planes,
why can't they make the whole plane out of the same substance?
Why is it that when you're driving and looking for an address, you
turn down the volume on the radio? Sent by Bill Denzel, Gospel Light (3/30/98) Did you ever wonder...
If you throw a cat out a car window does it become kitty litter?
If corn oil comes from corn, where does baby oil come from?
When a cow laughs does milk come up its nose?
How did a fool and his money GET together?
How do they get a deer to cross at that yellow road sign?
What's another word for thesaurus?
Why do they sterilize the needles for lethal injection?
Why is abbreviation such a long word?
How do you know when it's time to tune your bagpipes?
Is it true that cannibals don't eat clowns because they taste
When you choke a smurf, what color does it turn?
Do blind eskimos have seeing-eye sled dogs?
Why is there an expiration date on my sour cream container?
What do they use to ship styrofoam?
Why do they call it a TV set when you only get one?
Do radioactive cats have 18 half-lives? Author unkown
Sent by Debbie Gal
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