Here are 10 questions for you to ponder on your own or pose to friends this weekend.

  1. Why is “phonics” not spelled the way it sounds?
  2. Why doesn’t glue stick to the inside of the bottle?
  3. Is it good if a vacuum really sucks?
  4. Why do we say something is out of whack? What is a whack?
  5. Why does “fat chance” and “slim chance” mean the same thing?
  6. Why do “tug” boats push their barges?
  7. Why do we sing “Take me out to the ball game” when we are already there?
  8. Why are they called ” stands” when they are made for sitting?
  9. Doesn’t “expecting the unexpected” make the unexpected expected?
  10. Why are a “wise man” and a “wise guy” opposites? 

Whether you consider these question or your own, we hope your weekend in thought provoking!