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    1. Why can't there be pencils that write in ink? (Contributed by Mike)
    2. Wouldn't a self-addressed envelope be addressed ENVELOPE? (Contributed by Neil Enns)
    3. Why doesn't glue stick to the inside of the bottle? (Contributed by Don F.)
    4. How do you know when you're out of invisible ink? (Contributed by Don F.)
    5. Why can't I find any illegal-sized paper? (Contributed by Steven)
    6. Why is paper always strongest at the perforations? (Contributed by Don Woods)
    7. Why is it that no piece of paper can be folded in half more than 7 times? (Contributed by Kenneth Mack)
    8. If the #2 pencil is the most popular why is it still #2? (Contributed by Julie's Place)
    9. What is the use of a white felt tip pen? (Contributed by Alex Petty)
    10. How many people thought of the Post-It Note before it was invented but just didn't have anything to jot it down on? (Contributed by N.N.)
    11. Where do all the world's missing pens go? (Contributed by Don F.)
    12. If a ruler is 12 inches how tall is a king? (Contributed by W.J. Newhart)
    13. How come 5 minute epoxy sets up in 2 minutes when you need more time and sets up in 10 minutes when you're in a hurry? (Contributed by Tom Denham)
    14. Will Super Glue stick to Teflon? (Contributed by David Feldman)
    15. Why is a legal pad yellow? And what exactly makes it legal? (Contributed by Don F.)
    16. Why is it that when the stapler runs out of staples the only ones you can find only fit the two staplers you threw away? (Contributed by Jim Adams)
    17. Why is it that when you need to jot down information received over the telephone the first pen you reach for never works? (Contributed by Don F.)
    18. If 8.5 x 14 paper is considered 'legal' size is everything else illegal? Will we go to jail if we use illegal paper? Will the paper police pick us up or will we just be shredded? (Contributed by R. King)
    19. Why are most pencils yellow? (Contributed by MailBits.com)
    20. How come some markers are advertised as being able to write on any surface? If that's so, then how come they can't write on the water surface? (Contributed by Arffy)
    21. What is that metal thing that holds the eraser to the pencil called? (Contributed by Dave Navairo)
    22. Does crazy glue come from insane horses? (Contributed by JuGGs)
    23. If lawyers have their own paper size, why don't other professionals have their own as well? (Contributed by Larry Blake)
    24. Why is it that the availability of a ballpoint pen is inversely proportional to how badly it is needed? (Contributed by dcoble)
    25. What is an original copy? (Contributed by The Vent on AccessAtlanta.com)
    26. Wouldn't a self-addressed stamped envelope address itself? (Contributed by The Duke of Endor)
    27. Is invisible ink available in all colours? (Contributed by S.S.)
    28. How come you always forget what it was you wanted after you get to the supply room? And why do you always remember when you get back to the other end? (Contributed by Mr. FBI)
    29. So I bought me a pad of writing paper. How long do I have to wait before it starts writing? (Contributed by Don F.)
    30. Why does the stapler always seem to run out of staples on the next to last item that needs stapling? (Contributed by Booduh)
    31. Why, when people need something to write on, do they ask if they can borrow a piece of paper? Are they going to give it back to you after they've used it? (Contributed by Annabella Belly Ann)
    32. What makes super glue so super? (Contributed by Hubert)
    33. How much does 20-pound bond paper weigh? (Contributed by Hubert)
    34. How come when you sit down to pay bills, you're always one or two stamps short for the amount of envelopes? (Contributed by Jim Adams)
    35. Why is it that you can write on the very thing that takes your writing off a page, the eraser? (Contributed by Dave)
    36. Wouldn't it be smart to make the sticky stuff on envelopes taste like chocolate? (Contributed by Dennis)
    37. Why are all pencils number 2 pencils? What happened to pencil number 1? (Contributed by Lee)
    38. Prices may go up, and prices may go down, but doesn’t paper remain stationary? (Contributed by Pam)
    39. Why is there no lead in a lead pencil? (Contributed by Stevie)
    40. Why don't stamps ever go on sale? (Contributed by Ralphie)
    41. Why is there a top line on lined paper if we never use it? (Contributed by Rebecca)
    42. Isn’t writing with a broken pencil pointless? (Contributed by Will)
    43. How come we can see invisible tape? (Contributed by Samuel V.)
    44. Why do rubber bands last longer when refrigerated? (Contributed by Robbie C.)
    45. How come Rice Paper does not have any rice in it? (Contributed by Robbie C.)
    46. Why is England the only nation in the world today that doesn't use a national name on their postage stamps? (Contributed by Robbie C.)
    47. If you buy yourself an expensive paper shredder, wouldn’t you want to receive all the junk mail you could? (Contributed by The Vent on AccessAtlanta.com)
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