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Topic: Arms

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    1. If you held a fist long enough would your fingernails grow through the back of your hand? (Contributed by Don F.)
    2. What happens to your fist when you open your hand? (Contributed by Don F.)
    3. Why is your index finger the same size as your nostrils? (Contributed by Don F.)
    4. What is the sound of one hand clapping? (Contributed by Don F.)
    5. Why don't all your finger nails grow at the same speed? (Contributed by Kenneth Mack)
    6. Tell the truth now. Just how many times have you noticed somebody's thumb and said to yourself 'Wow that must really be sore'? (Contributed by Buffy's friend)
    7. If left-handed people are called southpaws why aren't right-handed people called northpaws? (Contributed by W.J. Newhart)
    8. Why is it that all the fingers have a name (thumb; index; middle; ring; and pinky) but for toes it's only big toe and little toe? What are the other three called? (Contributed by scola)
    9. Can the crook in your elbow be sent to jail? (Contributed by Barking Spider)
    10. Why is it that the telephone rings right after you've just painted your nails? (Contributed by Amanda)
    11. What's wrong with a left hand man? (Contributed by The Vent on AccessAtlanta.com)
    12. If your stronger hand started strangling your neck how would you respond? (Contributed by Goldstein)
    13. Why do they say that you've got to put elbow grease on something? Can you buy it somewhere? (Contributed by Pat Walter)
    14. What's so funny about the funny bone? (Contributed by MailBits.com)
    15. Why are fingernails and toenails called fingernails and toenails when they don't even look like nails? (Contributed by Paula Pence)
    16. Does a person who is 'all thumbs' need a hand? (Contributed by The Vent on AccessAtlanta.com)
    17. If you bequeath your hands to the Palm Readers' Library will they also want your appendix? (Contributed by Fog Free Freddy)
    18. Why do we clap our hands to show approval? (Contributed by MailBits.com)
    19. Should we file our finger and toe nails or throw them away like everybody else? (Contributed by Seth)
    20. Isn't the sound of one hand clapping 'woosh'? (Contributed by Sarah Doull)
    21. Why is it considered attractive for women to have long nails? (Contributed by Katie S.)
    22. When you start closing your hand, how do you know when it stopped being an open hand and started being a fist? And when you start opening your fist, how do you know when it stops being one? (Contributed by Rodrigo)
    23. Why do people ask us what hand we write with? Don't they know that it's best to use a pen? (Contributed by ignagpur)
    24. Why weren't we born with another arm and hand attached to our backs? Just think of the things we couold do. And we could call them right hand, left hand, and back hand, couldn't we? (Contributed by Janis G.)
    25. If elbows are for bending the arm and for leaning on, why is it then considered rude to put your elbows on the table while eating? (Contributed by Janis G.)
    26. Do sore thumbs really stick out? (Contributed by T.M.)
    27. Who is the person that came up with the name pinky to describe the smallest finger and toe? (Contributed by Chelsea Butler)
    28. Why do all cartoon characters have four fingers? Aren't they supposed to have five? (Contributed by cHRiSTiNa)
    29. Why don't the hairs on your arms get split ends? (Contributed by Dennis)
    30. If you were to chop off your left hand, wouldn't your right hand be left? (Contributed by Robert Whitaker-Sirignano)
    31. Why do your finger prints stay the same when the rest of your body doesn't? (Contributed by Luna)
    32. If you walk on your hands, are your wrists still your wrists, or are they now ankles? (Contributed by Evaonne Hendricks)
    33. If humans didnít have thumbs, would the typewriter have been invented earlier? (Contributed by Wendell Tipton)
    34. Why do fingernails grow faster than toenails? (Contributed by Robbie C.)
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