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Stupid Facts: Rhetorical Questions

  • 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?

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

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

  • 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.

    When cheese gets its picture taken, what does it say?
    (see Cheese)

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

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

  • Why do overlook and oversee mean opposite things?

  • Why isn't the number 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?

  • If lawyers are disbarred and clergymen 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 the resulting company Fed UP?

  • Do Lipton Tea employees take coffee breaks?

  • What hair color do they put on the driver's licenses of bald men?

  • 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.

  • If it's true that we are here to help others, then what exactly are the others here for?

  • How come no one ever says, "It's only a game" when their team is winning?

  • Ever wonder what the speed of lightning would be if it didn't zigzag?

  • Whatever happened to Preparations A through G?