Interesting Thoughts

Published September 4, 2003

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  • If you say something is indescribable, isn’t that describing it?
  • If you shine a light into a mirror, do you get twice as much light?
  • How come it was called the Cosby Show when Billy Cosby’s character was named Heathcliff Huxtible?
  • If a truck is loaded with Helium, would it weigh less than when it was empty? Wouldn’t it get better fuel mileage?
  • Why is it when we talk to God we are praying, but when God talks to us we are put into the loony bin?
  • How come toy hippos are always blue, or purple, when real hippos are brown?
  • If a singer sings their own song during a karaoke party, is it considered karaoke?
  • Why do they say “an alarm going off,” if it is really going on?
  • Why do you go “back and forth” to town if you really must go forth before you go back?
  • Why can’t you get a tan on your palms?
  • Why do dogs sniff other dog’s bottoms to say hello, why don’t they just bark in their face or something?
  • Why do you get in trouble for blocking an exit when you’re standing in the doorway? In case of an emergency, wouldn’t you run out, too, therefore NOT blocking the exit?
  • Which way does a compass point in space?
  • Why do all superheroes wear spandex?
  • Is Jerry Garcia grateful to be dead?
  • Did Noah have woodpeckers on the ark? If he did, where did he keep them?
  • Why is “number” abbreviated as “no”? When there is no “o” in number?
  • If you went back in time and killed your mother would you disappear the moment you killed her?
  • If money doesn’t grow on trees then why do banks have branches?
  • How important does a person have to be before they are considered assassinated instead of just murdered?
  • Can you cry under water?
  • 364 days of the year, parents tell their kids not to take candy from strangers, yet on Halloween, its encouraged! Why is that ?
  • Since there is a rule that states “i” before “e” except after “c”, wouldn’t “science” be spelled wrong?
  • Can you blow a balloon up under water?

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