Did You Ever Wonder…

Curt-lineby Curt Kovener

Some questions posed from an archived edition of Curt Comments.

•Why we press harder on a  remote-control when you know the battery is dead?

•Why are they called buildings, when they’re already finished? Shouldn’t they be called builts?

•Why are they called apartments, when they’re all stuck together?

•Why is it you have a “pair” of pants and only one bra?

•Does the reverse side also have a reverse side?

•Why is the alphabet in that order?

•What would a chair look like if your knees bent the other way?

•If a tree falls in the forest and no one is around to see it do the other trees make fun of it?

•Why is a carrot more orange than an orange?

•When two airplanes almost collide why do they call it a near miss?? Sounds like a near hit to me!!

•Why is abbreviated such a long word?

•Why are there five syllables in the word “monosylabic”?

•Why do they call it the Department of Interior when they are in charge of everything outdoors?

•Why do scientists call it research when searching for something new?

•When I erase a word with a pencil, where does it go?

•Why is it, when a door is open it’s ajar, but when a jar is open, it’s not a door?

•Tell a man that there are 400 billion stars and he’ll believe you. Tell him a bench has wet paint and he has to touch it.

•Why do we wait until a pig is dead to “cure” it?

•Why do we put suits in a garment bag and put garments in a suitcase?

•Why do we drive on a parkway and park on a driveway.

•Should you trust a stockbroker who’s married to a travel agent?

•Since light travels faster than sound, isn’t that why some people appear bright until you hear them speak?