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Stupid Facts: Questions

  • Why does the sun lighten our hair, but darken our skin?

  • Why can't women put on mascara with their mouth closed?

  • Why doesn't glue stick to the inside of the bottle?

  • Why don't you ever see the headline "Psychic Wins Lottery"?

  • Why is "abbreviated" such a long word?

  • Why is a boxing ring square?

  • Why is it called lipstick if you can still move your lips?

  • Why is it considered necessary to nail down the lid of a coffin?

  • Why is it that doctors call what they do "practice"?

  • Why is it that rain drops but snow falls?

  • Why is it that to stop Windows 95, you have to click on "Start"?

  • Why is it that when you're driving and looking for an address, you turn down the volume on the radio?

  • Why is lemon juice made with artificial flavor, and dishwashing liquid made with real lemons?

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

  • Why is the third hand on the watch called a second hand?

  • Why is the time of day with the slowest traffic called rush hour?

  • Why isn't there a special name for the tops of your feet?

  • Why isn't there mouse-flavored cat food?

  • Can fat people go skinny-dipping?

  • Why do you need a driver's license to buy liquor when you can't drink and drive?