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if a cow laughs really hard would milk come out of her nose?

if a cow laughs really hard would milk come out of her nose?


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  • If love is blind, why is lingerie so popular?
  • What’s another word for Thesaurus?
  • Who decided what order to put the alphabet in?
  • Why are cigarettes sold in gas stations when smoking is prohibited there?
  • Why are there locks on the doors to the convenience store that is open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year?
  • Why do they call them apartments when they are all stuck together?
  • Why do you need a drivers license to buy liquor when you cannot drink and drive? And why do bars have parking lots?
  • Why does TEFLON stick to the frying pan, since nothing ever sticks to TEFLON?
  • Why is it so hard to remember how to spell MNEMONIC?
  • Why are there Interstate Highways in Hawaii?
  • Why are there flotation devices under plane seats, instead of parachutes?
  • Why do hot dogs come ten to a package and hot dog buns only eight?
  • Why do they put Braille dots on the keypad of the drive-up ATM?
  • If you keep trying to prove Murphy’s Law, will something keep going wrong?
  • Why do flammable and inflammable mean the same thing?
  • Shouldn’t there be a shorter word for monosyllabic ?
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  • If 75% of all accidents happen within 5 miles of home, why not move 10 miles away?
  • Why doesn’t onomatopoeia sound like what it is?
  • Does a fish get cramps after eating?
  • Why is it when two planes almost hit each other it is called a near miss ? Shouldn’t it be called a near hit ?
  • Why do we drive on parkways and park on driveways?
  • You know that little indestructible black box that is used on planes? Why can’t they make the whole plane out of the same material?
  • Why isn’t palindrome spelled the same way backwards?
  • If you see a heat wave, should you wave back?
  • Why does sour cream have a ‘best if used-by’ date? Does it turn sweet?
  • How does the guy who drives the snowplow get to work in the mornings?
  • Why is it called TOOTHbrush when you brush all of your teeth?
  • Why do fat chance and slim chance mean the same thing?
  • If someone invented instant water, what would they mix it with?
  • Why is brassiere singular and panties plural?
  • Why is it that when you transport something by car, it’s called a shipment, but when you transport something by ship, it’s called cargo?
  • Why isn’t “phonetic” spelled the way it sounds?
  • ‘Professional’ Rhetorical Questions

    Taking advantage of words with double meanings…..

    • If lawyers are disbarred and clergymen defrocked, doesn’t if follow that electricians can be delighted; musicians denoted; cowboys deranged; models deposed; tree surgeons debarked and dry cleaners depressed? — Virginia Ostman
    • Can a princess be disenchanted?
    • Can married people be decoupled?
    • Can fishermen be debated?
    • Can a trash collector be well disposed?
    • Can a doctor be patient?
    • Can teachers be detested?
    • Does a hair stylist ever get distressed?
    • Can a president be denominated?
    • Can a lawbreaker be defined?
    • Can songwriters be decomposed?
    • Have you ever heard of a symphony conductor getting disconcerted?
    • Can an HVAC technician be deducted?
    • Can an engineer be retrained?
    • Can a writer be described?
    • Have you ever seen a haberdasher who’s mad as a hatter?
    • Can a guide be detoured?
    • Can a magician become disillusioned?
    • Could the Cowardly Lion discouraged, the Tin Man disheartened, and the Scarecrow reminded?