Simple Questions, Complicated Answers

  • Why is abbreviated such a long word?
  • Why does monosyllabic have five syllables?
  • Why is brassiere singular and panties plural?
  • Why isn't phonetic spelled the way it sounds?
  • Why is a carrot more orange than an orange?
  • Why are there interstate highways in Hawaii?
  • Why do we drive on parkways and park on driveways?
  • Why are they called apartments, when they're all stuck together?
  • Why do scientists call it research when looking for something new?
  • Why do they call it a building? It looks like they're finished. Why isn't it a built?
  • Why is it when you transport something by car, it's called a shipment, but when you transport something by ship, it's called cargo?
  • If vegetarians eat vegetables, what do humanitarians eat?
  • If price and worth mean the same thing, why priceless and worthless are opposites?
  • Is there another word for synonym?
  • Is it possible to be totally partial?

Sent by: Joke Labs posted on 26 January 2008