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    1. Why is it when we say to someone 'Tell you what', they are compelled to ask us first? (Contributed by Don F.)
    2. Why do people who think that they know everything really annoy those of us that do? (Contributed by Don F.)
    3. Why is it that whenever someone tells you they are doing something 'for your own good' you can be certain that you won't like it? And why do they expect you to pay for it? (Contributed by C.O. Jones)
    4. Why is the greatest pleasure in life doing something others tell you that you cannot? (Contributed by Alex Petty)
    5. When people say 'You will flip over this' do they actually expect you to flip? (Contributed by Mike)
    6. When meeting someone new how do you know when the first impression is over? And when can you get back to being your real self? (Contributed by J.J.)
    7. Why do we spend the first half of our lives learning habits that shorten the other half of our lives? (Contributed by Dean M.)
    8. Have you ever tried being ambitiously lazy? (Contributed by W.J. Newhart)
    9. Why do we hear about a million times a year about how much people exagerate? (Contributed by Jim Adams)
    10. Why is it that if people who do not understand each other, at least understand that they do not understand each other, then they understand each other better than when not understanding each other, they do not even understand that they do not understand each other? (Contributed by Gustav Ischheiser)
    11. Why is it that we all waste part of our lives attempting to display qualities which we do not possess? (Contributed by Samuel Johnson)
    12. Why do we need to explain our activities? Our friends don't require it and our enemies wouldn't believe us anyway right? (Contributed by Elbert Hubbard)
    13. Why is it that too much celebrating keeps many a man from becoming celebrated? (Contributed by Theodor Nickel)
    14. Why don't people continue conversations when they enter the washroom? (Contributed by Eric)
    15. If you read a warning saying 'Don't believe anything you read', would you believe it? (Contributed by Mike)
    16. Is the problem with people who have no vices be the fact that they have some pretty annoying virtues? (Contributed by The Vent on AccessAtlanta.com)
    17. Why is it that the only time you realize you have a reputation is when you fail to live up to it? (Contributed by CyberGrandma)
    18. Why do people concern themselves with being normal rather than being natural? (Contributed by Tammy Duet)
    19. Why do people say 'Oh you just want to have your cake and eat it too'? What good is a cake you can't eat? Am I supposed to eat someone else's cake instead? (Contributed by Nate)
    20. Why do people always tell you that you look like so and so? How come they never think that so and so looks like you? (Contributed by Meredith Fahey)
    21. Why do people say they want a word and then proceed to use the whole dictionary? (Contributed by The Vent on AccessAtlanta.com)
    22. How come we tie up our dog but we let our sixteen year old children run wild? (Contributed by Rodney & Cathy's Joke List)
    23. Why can we remember the tiniest detail that has happened to us, but not remember how many times we have told it to the same person? (Contributed by Francois De La Rochefouauld)
    24. Why do we call the people we love, by food names? Like Sweetie Pie, Pumpkin, Muffin, Cookie, etc. If we call our loved ones this way, then why don't we call our enemies Sour Grapes? Or Onions? (Contributed by Don F.)
    25. Why do people say 'Can you dig it'? Do they really expect you to go and dig them a hole to prove yourself? (Contributed by Don F.)
    26. Don't you hate it when someone asks you a question and then won't shut up long enough for you to answer? (Contributed by The Vent on AccessAtlanta.com)
    27. Why do people say 'believe you me'? What is that all about? Shouldn't it be 'believe me you'? (Contributed by Scott N.)
    28. Why do people always ask questions? (Contributed by The Vent on AccessAtlanta.com)
    29. Would a person who makes allegations be called an alligator? (Contributed by The Vent on AccessAtlanta.com)
    30. How come most people overvalue what they are not and undervalue what they are? (Contributed by Malcolm Forbes)
    31. Why is it that when you try to explain how you feel about something wrong to someone, they don't understand, but when they are the one explaining, they expect you to understand? (Contributed by Laura Guthrie)
    32. How come when you tell someone you want to see a movie, and that person has already seen it, they always go and tell you what happens in it? (Contributed by Shea Ali and Sana)
    33. Why is it when someone has to use the bathroom, they make an announcement of it? Why can't they just go? Do they like need permission or something? (Contributed by Ali, Sana and Shea)
    34. How come doing a thing wrong for a long period of time gives it the superficial appearance of being right? (Contributed by Herman)
    35. How come people always want the front of the bus, the back of the church, and the centre of attention? (Contributed by Herman)
    36. Isn't attacking people to teach them not to attack people the same as hitting a child to teach them not to hit others? If neither works, why do some people continue doing it? (Contributed by HaLife.com)
    37. Don'tcha just hate it when people just won't give up and repeatedly pester you? WELL donít'cha? Come on, answer the question! It's annoying! WELLÖisn't it? (Contributed by Ossie Michelin)
    38. Why is it that people can't turn on their blinker when making a simple turn, but somehow leave it on for miles on the highway? (Contributed by The Vent on AccessAtlanta.com)
    39. Isn't it far more impressive when others discover your good qualities without your help? (Contributed by Charlie)
    40. Have you ever noticed that it's the people who say 'I don't care what others think of me' that really do care the most? (Contributed by Joe)
    41. Have you ever wondered that if everybody minded their own business, there'd be nothing on the evening news? (Contributed by HaLife.com)
    42. Why do people ask, 'What are you reading'? Shouldn't they say 'What were you reading before I interrupted you'? (Contributed by The Vent on AccessAtlanta.com)
    43. If water only runs downhill, then why are we inclined to take the path of least resistance? (Contributed by Philosopher Paul)
    44. Why are we always interested in watching a fight, but never interested in participating in one? (Contributed by Valerie)
    45. Why do we wash our children's mouths out with SOAP when they say a bad word? Shouldn't we be using TOOTHPASTE or MOUTHWASH? (Contributed by Valerie)
    46. Why do we always expect the WORST when there is a possibility that something could happen? Shouldn't we expect the BEST? Or is it that if we expected the BEST, the WORST would happen? (Contributed by Valerie)
    47. When we punish someone, why do we always tell them to 'do NOT pass go and do NOT collect $200 dollars'? (Contributed by Valerie)
    48. Why do people put others in such an uncomfortable position by asking 'You do not remember me, do you?', and then wait for them to come up with your name? (Contributed by The Vent on AccessAtlanta.com)
    49. Why do humans want to spend some time alone if they look for life partners when they are alone? (Contributed by Yvonne)
    50. Why do parents make their kids sit in the corner when they're bad? What makes the corner so evil? (Contributed by PK)
    51. Why is it that after we blow our noses, we always look at the tissue afterwards? (Contributed by Nikki Boland)
    52. Why do people talk about suffering from insanity? Don't you think that insane people like their lives? (Contributed by Melania)
    53. Why do we always tend to lie when we get caught in the middle of doing something that we shouldn't be doing? (Contributed by Valerie)
    54. If you don't want to forget something, should you put it in your underwear drawer? (Contributed by Mr. Funny Bone)
    55. Why will we do anything for people that we think we are in love with when we won't even do things for someone such as our siblings or best friends? (Contributed by Joe Biondo)
    56. Why do people say 'You wouldn't dare' to people who are about to do something drastic? (Contributed by U.F.)
    57. Hasn't the man, who views the world at 50 the same as he did at 20, wasted 30 years of his life? (Contributed by Muhammad Ali)
    58. Why do people say 'I don't mean to interrupt, but . .' when in fact they do? And they meant to! (Contributed by Peter Hanney)
    59. Why does the guy always have to put the toilet seat back down after he uses it? Nobody hears about a guy complaining that its down, do they? (Contributed by Jay M.)
    60. Why do North Americans pick up food with the fork in their left hand then shift to their right hand to put the food into their mouth, then put the fork back to the left hand to start all over again? (Contributed by Stevie)
    61. Isnít courtesy simply doing unto others what you would like them to do unto you? (Contributed by Steve)
    62. Why do we always sit "in front" of the TV, "at" the computer, and "behind" the wheel of a car? (Contributed by Jess)
    63. How come we always ask people we meet if they have kids? Wouldnít it be okay to have just one? (Contributed by Ralphie)
    64. Why do we cover our mouths when we yawn? So people don't stick things in there? (Contributed by Sammie)
    65. Why do we strive to be perfect, knowing that everyone will hate us when we get there? (Contributed by Ralphie)
    66. Canít you observe a lot just by watching? (Contributed by I.E.)
    67. Why do people ask questions about answers they donít want to hear? (Contributed by Lamarus D.)
    68. Do nudists have pin-ups of people with clothes on? (Contributed by LAL)
    69. If a bad person always pretends to be good, are they really bad? (Contributed by Janet Z.)
    70. Why do we persist in trying to get away with it while maintaining that no one ever does? (Contributed by Zagros)
    71. When we capitalize "I" and not "you" are we saying that I am more important than you? (Contributed by Zagros)
    72. Isnít virtue its own punishment? (Contributed by Ralphie)
    73. How come we can never be 100 percent right but we can always be 100 percent wrong? (Contributed by Ralphie)
    74. We all know that books have knowledge, and knowledge is power, and power corrupts, and corruption is a crime, and crime doesn't pay, right? So, does this mean that if you keep reading, you'll go broke? (Contributed by WQC)
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