Ponderings collection 28

I tried sniffing Coke once, but the ice cubes froze the end of my nose. The early bird gets the worm, but the second mouse gets the cheese. Why is the word big so little and the word little so big? Before they invented drawing boards, what did they go back to? Does the Little […]

Daily Ponderings

Why do they report power outages on TV? Why are builders afraid to have a 13th floor but book publishers aren’t afraid to have a Chapter 11? I asked my wife why there were so many dings on the driver’s side of her Mercedes and she said the brakes must be bad on that side. […]

Ponderings collection 04

Why is it called a “building” when it is already built? Why do they call them “apartments” when they are all stuck together? Why is there an expiration date on SOUR cream? If you keep trying to prove Murphy’s Law, will something keep going wrong? Why does flammable and inflammable mean the same thing? How […]

Ponderings collection 39

It’s a small world. So you gotta use your elbows a lot. This land is your land. This land is my land. So stay on your land. How come wrong numbers are never busy? Do people in Australia call the rest of the world “up over”? Does that screwdriver belong to Philip? Does killing time […]

Ponderings collection 05

When they ship styrofoam, what do they pack it in? If 75% of all accidents happen within 5 miles of home, why not move 10 miles away? Why doesn’t “onomatopoeia” sound like what it is? Why do ‘tug’boats push their barges? Why do we sing ‘Take me out to the ball game’, when we are […]

Ponderings collection 41

Have you ever imagined a world with no hypothetical situations? Have you ever seen a toad on a toadstool? How can there be self-help “groups”? How do you get off a non-stop flight? How do you write zero in Roman numerals? How many weeks are there in a light year? If a jogger runs at […]

Ponderings collection 30

If the black box flight recorder is never damaged during a plane crash, why isn’t the whole airplane made out of the same stuff? Why is there an expiration date on sour cream? If most car accidents occur within five miles of home, why doesn’t everyone just move 10 miles away? If man evolved from […]

Ponderings collection 40

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? Are part-time bandleaders semi-conductors? Can you buy an entire chess set in a pawn shop? Daylight savings time – why […]

Ponderings collection 31

If love is blind, why is lingerie so popular? When someone asks you, “A penny for your thoughts,” and you put your two cents in, what happens to the other penny? Why is the man who invests all your money called a broker? Why do croutons come in airtight packages? It’s just stale bread to […]

Ponderings collection 42

If cats and dogs didn’t have fur would we still pet them? If peanut butter cookies are made from peanut butter, then what are Girl Scout cookies made out of? If space is a vacuum, who changes the bags? If swimming is good for your shape, then why do the whales look the way they […]