Things That Make You Go HMM…

Those of you born before 1990 will understand the general theory here- a song released at this time, by a band named C&C Music factory, filled us all with rhetorical questions that we’re still trying to figure out.  For years, folks have been coming with some doozies that still make me scratch my head.  Here are some of my favorites that I’ve gathered up.

  1. Why do we park in driveways and drive on parkways?
  2. Do Lipton employees take coffee breaks?
  3. Why does Hawaii have interstate highways?
  4. How is it that a building burns up as it burns down?
  5. If a train station is where the train stops, what is a workstation?
  6. If nothing ever sticks to Teflon, how do they make Teflon stick to the pan?
  7. If the police arrest a mime, do they tell him he has the right to remain silent
  8. What hair color do they put on the driver’s licenses of bald men?
  9. What was the best thing before sliced bread?
  10. Why do they put Braille on the drive through bank machines?
  11. How come there aren’t B batteries?
  12. How do “Do not walk on the grass” signs get there?
  13. Before they invented drawing boards, what did they go back to?
  14. How is it possible to have a civil war?
  15. If all the world is a stage, where is the audience sitting?
  16. If love is blind, why is lingerie so popular?
  17. If the #2 pencil is so popular, why is it still #2?
  18. How does a deer know to cross at that yellow road sign?
  19. How do you know that honesty is the best policy until you have tried some of the others?
  20. How do you throw away a garbage can?
  21. How does a thermos know if the drink should be hot or cold?
  22. How does the guy who drives the snowplow get to work in the mornings?
  23. If a word in the dictionary were misspelled, how would we know?
  24. What happens to an 18 hour bra after 18 hours?
  25. Why didn’t Noah swat those two mosquitoes?
  26. Why do hot dogs come 10 to a package and hot dog buns only 8?
  27. Why do tourists go to the tops of tall buildings and then put money into telescopes so they can see things on the ground close-up?
  28. Why is it that night falls but day breaks?
  29. Why is it that you must wait until night to call it a day?
  30. What if the Hokey Pokey IS what its all about? 



    Anyone got any more?  If so, post them!  I’d love to expand my list.


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