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Posers and Puzzles

Posers and Puzzles

  1. 21 Oct '02 21:48
  2. 21 Oct '02 21:51
    Why is a carrot not called an orange?
    Lyn.
    Why am i not called Linda?(ps)
  3. Donation belgianfreak
    stitching you up
    22 Oct '02 11:00
    why is a kangaroo called a kangaroo... it's translation from Aboriginal
    is "I don't know", supposedly because the settlers asked an Aboriginal
    & he didn't know....
  4. 12 Jan '03 14:26
    Is this answer really a reply to the question ?
  5. 12 Jan '03 17:45
    Why is a pear called a pear when there is only one of them?
  6. 12 Jan '03 18:03
    Originally posted by misslead
    Why is a lemon not called a yellow?
    why do you park in a driveway and drive in a parkway?
  7. Donation Luck
    TEA PARTY MEMBER
    14 Jan '03 03:55
    Because you are Lynn!

    Harri
    a.k.a. Luck
  8. Subscriber Chris
    Site Admin
    22 Jan '03 14:57
    Originally posted by UncleAdam
    why do you park in a driveway and drive in a parkway?
    Why isn't it spelt phonetically?
  9. Standard member Ala
    The Substitute
    23 Jan '03 14:48
    why do the Brits spell it "colour" and the yanks spell it "color"?
    ala
    an ex pat from London recently plugged back into the American Matrix...
  10. 27 Jan '03 20:50
    Why is 'abbreviated' such a long word?
  11. 27 Jan '03 22:18
    Originally posted by Chrismo
    Why isn't it spelt phonetically?
    'It' is.
  12. 20 Nov '03 04:23
    why do we say, when we send something by car, it's a shipment, but when we send it by ship, it's cargo?
    why is there braille on drive-up atms?
    what is the speed of _dark_?
    does it ever scare you that what a doctor does is called "practice"?
    is it a coincidence that "therapist" can be divided as "the rapist"?
    if we have pawn shops, why don't we have queen, bishop, or rook shops?
    (or, why can you buy a whole chess set in a pawn shop?)

    i think that's enough for now.