Why Indeed

Joke ID#2125
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Submitted ByNewf
Corrected By celanba
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1. Is it good if a vacuum really sucks?
2. Why is the third hand on the watch called the second hand?
3. If a word is misspelled in the dictionary, how would we ever know?
4. If Webster wrote the first dictionary, where did he find the words?
5. Why do we say something is out of whack? What is a whack?
6. Why does "slow down" and "slow up" mean the same thing?
7. Why does "fat chance" mean the same thing as "slim chance"?
8. Why do "tug" boats push their barges?
9. Why do we sing "Take me out to the ball game" when we are already there?
10. Why are they called "stands" when they are made for sitting?
11. Why is it call "after dark" when it is really "after light"?
12. Doesn't "expecting the unexpected" make the unexpected expected?
13. Why are a "wise man" and a "wise guy" opposites?
14. Why do "overlook" and "oversee" mean opposite things?
15. Why is "phonics" not spelled the way it sounds?
16. If work is so terrific, why do they have to pay you to do it?
17. If love is blind, why is lingerie so popular?
18. Why do you press harder on the buttons of a remote control when you know the batteries are dead?
19. Christmas is weird. What other time of the year do you sit in front of a dead tree and eat candy out of your socks?

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Posted by juggleboy502 Apr 20, 2005

another to my favorites good one, newf!

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Posted by imlaughin Aug 01, 2005

i've heard sum of these b4 from my teacher, others, im still laughin at

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Posted by letswarmup45 Oct 17, 2005

i loved the one about the remote my brothers always do that to the remotes instead of getting new batteries

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Posted by irishflower Dec 05, 2005


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Posted by Jokester Jun 05, 2008

7&13: Fat chance is sarcastic, so is wise guy.

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Posted by violasrule Aug 13, 2008

Good joke. Other then the reason that it is called a second hand, because it counts the seconds

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