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Humor in Our Language

Humor in our Language/Expressions

  • Can you cry under water?
  • How important does a person have to be before they are considered assassinated instead of just murdered?
  • If money doesn't grow on trees then why do banks have branches?
  • Since bread is square, then why is sandwich meat round?
  • Why do you have to "put your two cents in"...but it's only a "penny for your thoughts"?
  • Where's that extra penny going to? Once you're in heaven, do you get stuck wearing the clothes you were buried in for eternity?
  • Why does a round pizza come in a square box?
  • What did cured ham actually have?
  • How is it that we put man on the moon before we figured out it would be a good idea to put wheels on luggage?
  • Why is it that people say they "slept like a baby" when babies wake up like every two hours?
  • If a deaf person has to go to court, is it still called a hearing? If you drink Pepsi at work in the Coke factory, will they fire you?
  • Why are you IN a movie, but you are ON TV?
  • Why do people pay to go up tall buildings and then put money in binoculars to look at things on the ground?
  • How come we choose from just two people for President and fifty for Miss America?
  • Why do doctors leave the room while you change?
  • They're going to see you naked anyway. If a 911 operator has a heart attack, whom does he/she call?
  • Why is "bra" singular and "panties" plural?