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hornet driver

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May 1, 2011
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Maybe this thread will get some traction

Here's today's thought

Why is the guy that invests your money called a "broker" ?
Why is it that we DRIVE through a PARKway, and PARK in a DRIVEway?

And people think Gallagher was just a guy who smashed watermelons.....

Why do they put the little ON & OFF words on a light switch? If the light's on, you can see that it's on. If the light's off, it's too dark to see the words on the switch.

Why do you need a driver's license to buy liquor when you're not supposed to drink and drive?

If olive oil comes from olives, where does baby oil come from?

Why are they called apartments when they're all stuck together?

If con is the opposite of pro, is Congress the opposite of progress?

Why is bra singular and panties plural?

Why isn't phonetic spelled the way it sounds?

Why are there interstates in Hawaii?

Why are there flotation devices under plane seats instead of parachutes?

Why are cigarettes sold at gas stations when smoking is prohibited there?

If 7-11 is open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, why are there locks on the doors?

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 do they call it a TV set when you only get one?

Why do they call that funny little statue a bust when it stops right before the part of the body that it's named after?

Why do they call them buildings when they're already built?...They ought to call them builts.

Why do they call men Cowboys? Bulls are the males, cows are the females... Men should be called Bullboys.

Why do Cowboys wear a spur on each boot? If one side of the horse moves, the other side goes with it.
If it's tourist season why can't you shoot 'em?

Why did kamakazi pilots wear helmets?

What was the greatest thing before sliced bread?

If Teflon doesn't stick to anything how do they get it to stay on the skillet?

Why do they use a sterilized needle for lethal injections?

Why does a phone key pads have the '1' in the upper left, yet calculators have the '1' in the lower left?

Who decided news papers need to be soooo big?

Why isn't "international yellow" actually 'yellow'?

The grass does seem greener on the other side..
Hmm, I'm looking at "Thought for the day thread " and wondering whether that would be the same as or different from "Day for the thought thread".
Why does a phone key pads have the '1' in the upper left, yet calculators have the '1' in the lower left?
I'd seen a video on exactly that, so here it is, more than most probably want to know:


Hot water heater? Why heat water if it's already hot? Cold water heater or just water heater.

"Safety deposit box" as too many people call it? Are you depositing "safety"... or are you renting a deposit box IN a safe. Safe deposit box.