A Weblog Dedicated to the Discussion of the Christian Faith and 21st Century Life

A Weblog Dedicated to the Discussion of the Christian Faith and 21st Century Life
I do not seek to understand that I may believe, but I believe in order to understand. For this also I believe, –that unless I believed, I should not understand.-- St. Anselm of Canterbury (1033-1109)

Wednesday, October 08, 2014

Have You Ever Wondered?

A collection of ponderments from various sources I can no longer remember.
If people from Poland are called Poles, why aren't people from Holland called Holes?

Would a fly without wings be called a walk?

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

When someone asks you, A penny for your thoughts, and you put your two cents in, what happens to the other penny? Or do you get change?

Why is the man (or woman) who invests all your money called a broker?

Why do croutons come in airtight packages? It's just stale bread to begin with.

If a parsley farmer is sued, can they garnish his wages?

If lawyers are disbarred and clergy defrocked, doesn't it follow that electricians can be delighted, musicians denoted, cowboys deranged, models deposed, tree surgeons debarked, and dry cleaners depressed?

If Fed Ex and UPS were to merge, would they call it Fed UP?

Do Lipton Tea employees take coffee breaks?

I was thinking about how people seem to read the Bible a whole lot more as they get older, then it dawned on me . . they're cramming for their final exam.

Why do they put pictures of criminals up in the Post Office? What are we supposed to do, write to them? Why don't they just put their pictures on the postage stamps so the mailmen could look for them while they delivered the mail?

No one ever says, "It's only a game," when her/his team is winning.

If a cow laughed, would milk come out her nose?

If olive oil comes from olives, where does baby oil come from?

Where do forest rangers go to get away from it all?

Is there another word for synonym?

And my personal favorite: If pro is opposite of con, then what is the opposite of progress? Congress!

1 comment:

Oloryn said...

The difficult part is finding a whack station.