Silly Saturday – Only In America…Fun Random Questions

Did you miss me last Saturday? I missed passing along some fun humor…so I’ve made up for it today…enjoy!

Why do drugstores make the sick walk all the way to the back of the store to get their prescriptions

while healthy people can buy cigarettes at the front?


Why do people order

double cheeseburgers, large fries,

and a diet coke?


Why do banks leave both doors open

and then chain the pens to the counters?


Why do we leave cars worth thousands of dollars in the driveway

and put our useless junk in the garage?


Why do we buy hot dogs in packages of ten

and buns in packages of eight?


Why do they have drive-up ATM machines

with Braille lettering?


EVER WONDER …

Why the sun lightens our hair,

but darkens our skin?


Why can’t women put on mascara

with their mouth closed?


Why don’t you ever see the headline

‘Psychic Wins Lottery’?


Why is ‘abbreviated’ such a long word?


Why is it that doctors call what they do ‘practice’?


Why is lemon juice made with artificial flavor,

and dish washing liquid made with real lemons?


Why is the man who invests all your money

called a broker?


Why is the time of day with the slowest traffic

called rush hour?


Why isn’t there mouse-flavored cat food?


Why didn’t Noah swat those two mosquitoes?


Why do they sterilize the needle for lethal injections?


You know that indestructible black box that is used on airplanes?

Why don’t they make the whole plane out of that stuff?!


Why don’t sheep shrink when it rains?


Why are they called apartments

when they are all stuck together?


If ‘con’ is the opposite of ‘pro’,

is Congress the opposite of progress?


If flying is so safe,

why do they call the airport

the terminal?

Hope you’re all enjoying your weekend! Oh, and an update – I got ‘the call’ from my dermatologist…everything came back FINE! WooHoo! Thanks for all your thoughts and prayers! 🙂
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About Stacy (the Random Cool Chick)

After 20+ years in the Corporate World and years of infertility, Princess Nagger made her miraculous appearance and I chose to become a SAHM and WAHM - I love every minute of it. We added Little Dude through adoption, adding a whole new dimension to our family. We have an eclectic mix of pets: dogs, cats, birds and fish. I love to cook and try new techniques to turn ordinary into extraordinary. Crafty by nature, I take on a lot of unique projects and enjoy seeing the end result. My favorite, of course, is making my own wine out of fruits and grapes. Experiments with water currently underway. I blog about the joys of parenting, family, friends, life, love and anything else that strikes my fancy. I do enjoy doing reviews and giveaways for products I use, believe in and can stand behind.
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26 thoughts on “Silly Saturday – Only In America…Fun Random Questions

  1. These were hilarious, yet some of them actually were thought provoking. The black box and the airplane…exactly!!

  2. Oh they were great! Some of them were so funny, but also true, like the braille at the ATM, or the hot dogs and buns!

  3. lol – the diet coke makes us feel better about the extra large fries and double bacon cheeseburger that are going to go straight to our thighs and butt. 🙂

  4. Too funny! Yeah – drugstores put the pharmacy in the back so that you have to walk by every thing else in the store and buy more stuff. I just want to know why they say something is ready to be picked up but it takes 30 minutes when you get there for them to actually give it to you!

  5. I just came across your blog. I'm still smiling as I write this. These random thoughts are great.

  6. Oh that is wonderful news – whew!!

    Your sayings above are hilarious – and so, so true. I've often wondered why the pharmacy is in the back of stores – that is just stupid! I mean I know why – but still.

    Have a wonderful weekend!

  7. Ha ha ha! Love it.
    I've often wondered that about the cars…especially here in TX where hail happens so often. MY car is in the garage 😉
    Great news on the test results!

  8. OMG, some of these are too funny but a few explainable. The fast food one? A diabetic or hypoglycemic (me!) would have to order the diet coke!

    Justine 😮 )

  9. Those are great!! They fit right in with your blog name! 🙂

    Why don't we notice these types of things on a daily basis? I guess we rely on you to call them to our attention.

  10. Hooray on the "all good"! I have another one for you: Why do we drive on a parkway and park on a driveway?

  11. Came over from Hit 40s blog and loved it! Hope you don't mind me stalking you. And I totally agree on the mosquitoes.

  12. Oh Stacy. I really needed this for laughs today! I thank you soooo much!

    And i just went and tried the whole mascara thing. . . yeah. . . I can't keep my mouth closed. . . it paralyses my hand! LOL

    all great comments and very valid as well!

  13. Doctors call it practice because some of them really suck at it. If you find a good doctor, don't leave town. Finding another good one is tough!!!

  14. Those are fantastic! I got one more for you:

    Why do we park in a driveway and drive on a parkway?

    Have a great Sunday!

    Raven