Questions of the English Language;

Is it good if a vacuum really sucks?

Why is the 3rd hand on the watch called a second hand?

Why do we say something is out of whack? What is a whack?

Why does slow down and slow up mean the same thing?

Why does fat chance and slim chance mean the same thing?

why do tug boats push thier barges?

why is it called after dark? when it’s really after light?

Doesn’t expecting the unexpected make the unexpected expected?

Why are the wiseman and wiseguy the opposites?

Why are overlook and oversee mean opposite things?

why is phoenix not spelt the way it sounds?

If all the world is a stage, where is the audience sitting?

why is bra singular and panties purlar?

why do we press harder on the remote control when we know the batteries are dead?

why doe we put suits in the garments bag and suits in a suitcase?

why is the word abbreivated such a long word?

why doesn’t glue stick to the inside of the bottle?

why do they call it a TV set when its only one?

Christmas, what other time of the year do you sit in the front of a dead tree and eat candies of socks?



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