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"Have You Ever Wondered Why?" thread

21 February 2008
Nor Cal
* Why is the man who invests all your money called a broker?

* Why is the third hand on the watch called a second hand?

* Why is it that doctors call what they do "practice"?

* Why does the sun lighten our hair, but darken our skin?

* Why can't women put on mascara with their mouth closed?

* Why doesn't glue stick to the inside of the bottle?

* Why don't you ever see the headline "Psychic Wins Lottery"?

* Why is "abbreviated" such a long word?

* Why is a boxing ring square?

* Why is it called lipstick if you can still move your lips?

* Why is it considered necessary to nail down the lid of a coffin?

* Why is it that rain drops but snow falls?

* Why is it that to stop Windows 95, you have to click on "Start"?

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

* Why is lemon juice made with artificial flavor, and dishwashing liquid made with real lemons?

* Why is the time of day with the slowest traffic called rush hour?

* Why isn't there a special name for the tops of your feet?

* Why isn't there mouse-flavored cat food?

* Can fat people go skinny-dipping?

* Why do you need a driver's license to buy liquor when you can't drink and drive?
Absolutely Unsure

Abundant Poverty

Academic Sorority

Accident Alert

Accidentally On Purpose

Accordion Music

Accurate Election

Accurate Estimate

Accurate Forecast

Accurate Rumor

Accurate Stereotype

Acute Dullness

Act Naturally

Active Retirement

Active Neutrality

Adult Children

Adult Male

Adult Female

Advanced Basic

Advanced Beginner

Aerobic Exercise

affordable Housing

A Foot Ahead

Aged Care Industry

Aging Yuppie

Agree To Disagree

Air Field

Airline Food

Airport Security

Alligator Skin

Almost Always

Almost Certain