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** Why is the third hand on the watch called the second hand?
** If a word is misspelled in the dictionary, how would we ever know?
** If Webster wrote the first dictionary, where did he find the words?
** 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" their barges?
** Why do we sing "Take me out to the ball game" when we are already there?
** Why are they called "stands" when they are made for sitting?
** Why is it called "after dark" when it's really "after light"?
** Doesn't "expecting the unexpected" make the unexpected expected?
** Why are a "wise man" and a "wise guy" opposites?
** Why do "overlook" and "oversee" mean opposite things?
** Why is "phonics" not spelled the way it sounds?
** If work is so terrific, why do they have to pay you to do it?
** If all the world is a stage, where is the audience sitting?
** If love is blind, why is lingerie so popular?
** Why do you press harder on the buttons of a remote control when you know
the batteries are dead?
** Why do we put suits in garment bags and garments in a suitcase?
** How come abbreviated is such a long word?
** Why do we wash bath towels? Aren't we clean when we use them?
** Why doesn't glue stick to the inside of the bottle?
** Why do they call it a TV set when you only have one?