Why?

Why

  • Why is it considered necessary to nail down the lid of a coffin?
  • Why can’t women put on mascara with their mouth closed?
  • Why doesn’t glue stick to the inside of the bottle?
  • Why is a boxing ring square?
  • Why is it that doctors call what they do “practice”?
  • Why is it that rain drops but snow falls?
  • Why is lemon juice made with artificial flavor, and dishwashing liquid made with real lemons?
  • Why is the man who invests all your money call 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 do you park on a driveway, but drive on a parkway?
  • Why is everything that goes by water is called cargo and everything by land is called shipment?
  • Why is it that the night falls but the day breaks?
  • Why are there no ‘B’ batteries?
  • Why is it called a blacklight if it’s purple?
  • Why isn’t there another word for thesaurus?
  • Why did they skip the “E” in the grading system?
  • Why do they serve a round pizza in a square box?
  • Why does quicksand work slowly?
  • Why do people say they “slept like a baby” when babies wake up every few hours?
  • Why is there a disclaimer on the Allstate Auto Insurance commercials that says “Not available in all states”?
  • Why are the numbers on a calculator and a phone reversed?
  • Why do we recite at a play, and play at a recital?
  • Why do people say “heads up” when you should duck?