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Topic: MusicalInstruments

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    1. Since the black keys on a piano are the hardest to learn if you painted them white would it be easier to learn how to play the piano? (Contributed by Don F.)
    2. How do you know when it's time to tune your bagpipes? (Contributed by Don F.)
    3. Was the piano invented just so the musician would have a place to put his beer? (Contributed by JCB)
    4. Is it true that the reason bagpipe players walk while they play is that they are trying to get away from the noise? (Contributed by JCB)
    5. Do you get an A flat minor if you drop a piano down a mine shaft? (Contributed by JCB)
    6. Why do violinists put a cloth between their chin and their instrument? (Contributed by JCB)
    7. What is the difference between a violin and a fiddle? (Contributed by JCB)
    8. Are some instruments in a drum-and-bugle corps purely cymbolic? (Contributed by J. Olson)
    9. Is it true that the difference between a guitar player and a mutual fund is that when a mutual fund matures IT starts making money? (Contributed by Mr. Greer)
    10. Is it true that the bagpipes were actually invented by the Irish and as a joke gave them to the Scottish who still haven't learned how to play them properly? (Contributed by Mike O'Toole)
    11. Why do they call the item used to play a violin or fiddle a 'Bow' when it obviously doesn't even resemble one? (Contributed by Paula Pence)
    12. Do people who play the washboard think of it as playing an acoustic washing machine? (Contributed by Aaron Packnick)
    13. Why is a mute called a mute when you can still hear the music? (Contributed by Ashley G.)
    14. Why aren't there marching bands with kazoos and accordions? (Contributed by Melania Lavric)
    15. Did you know that the piano we play today was first called the 'pianoforte'? And that this actually means quietloud? Doesn't this mean that a small one should be called a piano while a large one should be called a forte? (Contributed by Evaonne)
    16. If you buy a set of drums, will there be repercussions? (Contributed by The Vent on AccessAtlanta.com)
    17. Why is chopsticks one of the easiest songs to play on the piano, but the hardest thing to eat with? (Contributed by Dennis)
    18. How come you always hear about organ donors but there's nary a mention of piano donors? (Contributed by The Vent on AccessAtlanta.com)
    19. What did bagpipers play before that guy wrote "Amazing Grace"? (Contributed by The Vent on AccessAtlanta.com)
    20. If someone has a musical instrument, and noise comes out, does that make them a musician? (Contributed by AEBF)
    21. Can you fiddle with a violin? (Contributed by Jupiter)
    22. Why was there an item on eBay auction for an air guitar? What kind of bucket head bids on an air guitar? And what happens if you are left handed and you buy a right handed air guitar? (Contributed by Cptn-Canada)
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