Friday, November 1, 2019

I’m Wondering Why by Warren Bull

I’m Wondering Why by Warren Bull

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Why do peanuts float in a regular coke and sink in diet coke? 

Go ahead and try it.

I used to eat a lot of natural foods until I learned that most 
people die of natural causes.

Can you cry underwater?

How important does a person have to be before they are 
considered "assassinated" instead of just "murdered"?

Why do you have to "put your two cents in"... but it's only a "penny for your thoughts"? Where's that extra penny going?

Once you're in heaven, do you get stuck wearing the clothes you were buried in for eternity?

What disease did cured ham actually have?

How is it that we put a man on the moon before we figured out it would be a good idea to put wheels on luggage?

Why is it that people say they "slept like a baby" when babies wake up like every two hours?

If a deaf person has to go to court, is it still called a hearing?

Why are you IN a movie, but you're ON TV?

Why do people pay to go up tall buildings and then put money in binoculars to look at things on the ground?

Why do doctors leave the room while you change? They're 
going to see you naked anyway.

Why is "bra" singular and "panties" plural?

Why do toasters always have a setting that burns the toast 
to a horrible crisp, which no decent human would eat?

Can a hearse carrying a corpse drive in the carpool lane?

If the professor on Gilligan's Island can make a radio out of 
a coconut, why can't he fix a hole in a boat?

If corn oil is made from corn, and vegetable oil is made from 
vegetables, what is baby oil made from?

If electricity comes from electrons, does morality come from 

Why do the Alphabet song and Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star 
have the same tune?

Why did you just try singing the two songs above?

Did you ever notice that when you blow in a dog's face, he 
gets mad at you, but when you take him for a car ride, he 
sticks his head out the window?

How did the person who made the first clock, 
know what time it was?

How famous do you have to be in order to be described as a 
chronic alcoholic rather than just an alcoholic?

Why do bakers get one extra is a “baker’s dozen?”

How come lawyer’s briefs are anything but brief?

If not wearing underwear is going commando, is not
wearing anything at all going ninja?


  1. I can actually answer one. Baker's dozen came about because, in England, the penalties for a baker shortchanging customers were so severe, the baker would often throw in an extra, just to be sure the minimum weight was met.

  2. That peanut coke issue is confounding!!!

  3. Thanks, KM for the answer. Carla, science is mysterious.