Sunday, April 10, 2011

O x y m o r o n s

  • 1. Is it good if a vacuum really sucks?

  • 2. Why is the third hand On the watch Called the second hand?

  • 3. If a word is misspelled In the dictionary, How would we ever know?

  • 4. If Webster wrote the first dictionary, Where did he find the words?

  • 5. Why do we say something is out of whack? What is a whack?

  • 6. Why does "slow down" and "slow up" mean the same thing?

  • 7. Why does "fat chance" and "slim chance" Mean the same thing?

  • 8. Why do "tug" boats push their barges?

  • 9. Why do we sing "Take me out to the ball game" When we are already there?

  • 10. Why are they called " stands" When they are made for sitting?

  • 11. Why is it called "after dark" When it really is "after light"?

  • 12.. Doesn't "expecting the unexpected" Make the unexpected expected?

  • 13.. Why are a "wise man" and A "wise guy" opposites?

  • 14. Why do "overlook" and "oversee" Mean opposite things?

  • 15. Why is "phonics" Not spelled The way it sounds?

  • 16. If work is so terrific, Why do they have to pay you to do it?

  • 17.. If all the world is a stage, Where is the audience sitting?

  • 18. If love is blind, Why is lingerie so popular?

  • 19. If you are cross-eyed And have dyslexia, Can you read all right?

  • 20. Why is bra singular And panties plural?

  • 21.. Why do you press harder On the buttons of a remote control When you know the batteries are dead?

  • 22. Why do we put suits in garment bags And garments in a suitcase?

  • 23. How come abbreviated Is such a long word?

  • 24. Why do we wash bath towels? Aren't we clean when we use them?

  • 25.. Why doesn't glue Stick to the inside of the bottle?

  • 26. Why do they call it a TV set When you only have one?

  • 27. Christmas - What other time of the year Do you sit in front of a dead tree And eat candy out of your socks?

  • 28. Why do we drive on a parkway And park on a driveway?

  • I dunno, why do we?


Yolanda said...

LOL !!! Say, I wonder if you look carefully in your set up on your blog if you can get the bullet points to go away. ?

debbieo said...

I put the bullets there on purpose, otherwise its all just one long paragraph. IT wont seperate sentences. I need to have a friend of mine look at it.

Yolanda said...

Oh dear. It's annoying when Blogger messes things up!