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    1. Why do we need to spend two dollars to dry clean a shirt? Wouldn't it be more economical to donate it to the Salvation Army instead? They'll clean it and put it on a hanger. Next morning you can buy it back for seventy-five cents. (Contributed by Don F.)
    2. Where do socks go when they get lost in the dryer? (Contributed by Don F.)
    3. What is Martinizing? and why does it only take one hour? (Contributed by Don F.)
    4. Why do steam irons have a permanent press setting? (Contributed by Don F.)
    5. How come you always have thousands of wire coathangers but never enough paperclips? (Contributed by Dolores Fortino)
    6. What does it tell us about our society when some people truly believe that static cling is a problem and will spend good money on sprays to battle it? (Contributed by Kerry Diotte The Edmonton Sun)
    7. What would happen if you removed that tag from the pillows? (Contributed by June-Rae)
    8. Is it true that God must be a man because a woman wouldn't have invented dirt? (Contributed by Gallagher)
    9. Who in their infinite wisdom decreed that Little League uniforms be white? Certainly not a mother. (Contributed by Erma Bombeck)
    10. Just what is the washing machine doing during the pause between cycles? (Contributed by Ponder M.)
    11. How does stain remover know only to remove the stain? (Contributed by Alex Petty)
    12. Why do we wash BATH towels? Aren't we clean when we use them? If not then what was the purpose of the bath? (Contributed by ZBQ)
    13. If we iron clothes we press them. If we wrinkle them again do we depress them? And if we ironed them again would we be repressing them? (Contributed by Jim Adams)
    14. Should you ever have to launder a washcloth? (Contributed by Jim Adams)
    15. Why do they show us how detergents take out bloodstains on your T-shirt? If you've got a T-shirt with bloodstains all over it do they really think laundry is your biggest problem? (Contributed by Jerry S.)
    16. Why is it that when you wash and dry 2 pairs of socks you end up with 3 separate socks? Where does the fourth one go? (Contributed by Meghan)
    17. Why does coloured soap make white suds? (Contributed by Bruce Hunter)
    18. Do you think really annoying people are reincarnated as wire clothes hangers? (Contributed by The Vent on AccessAtlanta.com)
    19. Considering all the lint you get in your dryer if you kept drying your clothes would they eventually just disappear? (Contributed by The Vent on AccessAtlanta.com)
    20. Why is it that the shirt your child must wear today will be the only one that needs to be washed or mended? (Contributed by LynnLynn)
    21. Doesn't freedom of the press refer to no-iron clothes? (Contributed by Rodney & Cathy's Joke List)
    22. Do Clothing manufacturers really expect us to run a whole wash for each item marked 'wash separately'? (Contributed by S & M)
    23. How come even if you put white, blue, red, or green clothing in the dryer, the lint always comes out grey? (Contributed by Anon)
    24. Am I the only one who has ever wrinkled a wrinkle-free shirt? (Contributed by Andrew Bell)
    25. Is it true that behind every successful woman is a basket of dirty laundry? (Contributed by Sally Forth)
    26. Have you noticed that if you leave the laundry in the hamper long enough, it's ready to wear again? (Contributed by Elayne Boosler)
    27. What's the difference between soap and detergent? (Contributed by MailBits.com)
    28. Is dry cleaning really dry? (Contributed by ImmSpec)
    29. How come a single Kleenex is too small to blow your nose on, but accidentially put it in the washer and it covers three pairs of jeans, two sweatshirts, and four pairs of socks? (Contributed by The Vent on AccessAtlanta.com)
    30. Don't you just hate it when the clothes dryer twists everything up into a big ball? (Contributed by The Vent on AccessAtlanta.com)
    31. Why do we 'hang up' our clothes? Should they not 'hang down'? (Contributed by John Smith)
    32. Wouldn't it be great if the laundry was self-cleaning - like my cat? (Contributed by Curt Gleason)
    33. Why do clothes dryers have buzzers that go off when the drying cycle is done, but you just have to guess for the washing machine? (Contributed by Joe D.)
    34. Did clothes hampers first became popular with people who wanted to throw in the towel? (Contributed by Joe)
    35. Is there anything more aggravating than when you iron a wrinkle INTO your shirt? (Contributed by The Vent on AccessAtlanta.com)
    36. Just how are we supposed to fold fitted sheets? (Contributed by Boredina)
    37. These days, doesn’t the label “Do not machine wash or tumble dry” mean that it will never get washed? (Contributed by Michael)
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