Sunday, September 29, 2013

The Y Factor!

Why do they call them chillies if they are red hot?

Why is a person who plays the piano called a pianist, but a person who runs the hundred metres not called a racist?

Why isn't there mouse-flavoured cat food?

Why is it that when you're driving and looking for an address, you turn down the volume on the radio?

If Jimmy cracked corn and no one cares then why did someone make up a song about it?

Why isn't phonetic spelled the way it sounds?

Why are things typed up but written down?

Why do the numbers on a phone go one way and the numbers on the calculator go the other?

Why do they call it your bottom when it's really in the middle of your body?

Why do British people sound American when they sing?

Why is the name of the phobia for the fear of long words Hippopotomonstrosesquippedaliophobia?

Why is an alarm clock going off when it actually turns on?

Why isn’t a cross between a bull dog and a shitsu called a bullshit?

Why are boxing rings square?

Why do we leave cars in the driveway, when we keep worthless junk in the garage?

Why do banks leave the door wide open but the pens chained to the counter?

Why do you get on a bus and a train but get into a car?

Why does flammable and inflammable mean the same thing?

Why don't the hairs on your arm get split ends?

Why do people constantly return to the refrigerator with hopes that something new to eat has materialised?

Why is it so hard to remember how to spell mnemonic?

Why, if man is descended from apes, do we still have apes?

Why is it when you try to vacuum something up and it doesn't happen, you pick it up and then put it down again to give the vacuum another chance?

Why don't sheep shrink in the rain?

Why is there only ONE Monopolies Commission?

Why were the teacher's eyes crossed? She couldn't control her pupils.

Compiled for Sunday Scribblings

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