Progress only occurs when we challenge assumptions and question the world around us. Here are 27 questions that’ll really get you thinking, questioning, and wondering:
- If you describe something as indescribable, haven’t you already described it?
- If bald people work in a restaurant, do they still need to wear a hairnet?
- Do you think if anything is possible, it’s still possible for anything to be impossible?
- Why is sandwich meat round when bread is square?
- Do fish have a thirst for water?
- Why is it that lemon juice has an artificial flavor while dishwashing liquid has real lemons?
- Would you believe a person who told you they were a pathological liar?
- Which side of the armrest is really yours at a movie theater?
- If man developed from monkeys, why do we still have monkeys?
- When Donald Duck gets out of the shower, why does he put on a towel when he normally doesn’t wear any pants?
- Is it safe to say that the opposite of progress is congress because the opposite of pro is con?
- Why can’t the professor on Gilligan’s Island fix a hole in a boat if he can construct a radio out of a coconut?
- Is it possible to purchase a complete chess set at a pawn shop?
- Why isn’t there any mouse-flavored food for cats?
- Why do adults say they “slept like a baby” when babies wake up every few hours?
- Rabbits don’t lay eggs, so why does the Easter bunny deliver them?
- If an orange is color orange, why isn’t a lemon called a yellow or a lime called a green?
- Do prison buses have emergency exits?
- Why are the small candy bars referred to as “fun sizes”? Isn’t it more fun to consume a big one?
- If everyone says that life is totally unfair, doesn’t that just mean that life is fair?
- Is there a synonym for synonym?
- If corn oil is made from corn and vegetable oil is made from vegetables, where does baby oil come from?
- If no one is supposed to step foot on the grass, then how did someone put the “keep off the grass” sign there in the first place?
- Why is it that your nose runs but your feet smell?
- Why isn’t phonetic spelled exactly as it sounds?
- Even when it’s delivered by plane or truck, why do we have to call it “shipping”?
- How can something be both “new” and “improved”? What did it improve on if it’s new?
Hope that got you thinking, questioning, and smiling 🙂
Special thanks to Parade.com for providing many of these thought-provoking questions!