Food for Thought

- If you take an Oriental person and spin him around several times, does he become disoriented?

- If people from Poland are called "Poles," why aren't people from Holland called, "Holes"?

- If you mixed vodka with orange juice and milk of magnesia, would you get a Phillip's Screwdriver?

- If a pig loses its voice, is it disgruntled?

- If love is blind, why is lingerie so popular?

- When someone asks you, "A penny for your thoughts," and you put your two cents in, what happens to the other penny?

- Why is the man who invests all your money called a broker?

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

- Why is a person who plays the piano called a pianist, but a person who drives a race car not called a racist?

- Why are a wise man and a wise guy opposites?

- Why do overlook and oversee mean opposite things?

- If horrific means to make horrible, doesn't terrific mean to make terrible?

- Why isn't 11 pronounced onety one?

- "I am." is reportedly the shortest sentence in the English language. Could it be that "I Do." is the longest sentence?

- Do Roman paramedics refer to IV's as "4's"?

- Why is it that if someone tells you that there are 1 billion stars in the universe you will believe them, but if they tell you a wall has wet paint you will have to touch it to be sure?

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"Why are a wise man and a wise guy opposites?"

And how come you never hear about "wise women"?

Just askin'....

Posted by: Harvey on October 2, 2004 07:12 AM

That question could get your tit in a wringer...

Posted by: Madfish Willie on October 2, 2004 10:32 AM

Because Wise Woman is redundant. It's a given.

Posted by: Tammi on October 2, 2004 04:34 PM

More like an oxymoron...

Posted by: Madfish Willie on October 2, 2004 04:54 PM

Your wisdom is only exceeded by your ignorance.
~SportsCenter commercial

Posted by: Madfish Willie on October 4, 2004 09:18 AM

Well, speaking as a Dutch emigre, I,for one, am glad that nickname never got started! LOL

My dad used to say, "If your not Dutch, your not much". Then Mamamontezz straightened him out.

Posted by: delftsman3 on October 15, 2004 08:25 AM