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    1. Why do they say that College is a fountain of knowledge? Is it because the students are there to drink? (Contributed by Don F.)
    2. Why do schools use a three day suspension to punish kids for ditching? (Contributed by Eldridge Scales)
    3. Why is it that the term 'mental institution' can be used to describe both an asylum and a college? (Contributed by Nancy Carson)
    4. In elementary school in case of fire you have to line up quietly in a single file line from smallest to tallest. What is the logic here? Do tall people burn slower? (Contributed by Alex Petty)
    5. If you went to a really posh school would the gym be called a James? (Contributed by Alex Petty)
    6. Is a University what a College becomes when the faculty lose interest in teaching? (Contributed by A. Black)
    7. Does the Board of Directors at Emroy University refer to itself as 'The Emory Board'? And do they file their minutes carefully? (Contributed by G.W. Lucky)
    8. Is the reason that there is a lot of knowledge in universities because the freshmen bring a little in and the seniors don't take much away so knowledge just sort of accumulates? (Contributed by Dr. A. Lawrence Lowell)
    9. Did you know that in your Phys.Ed. Class in school, when you do neck rolls and arm circles one way, you have to do them the other way as well to screw your joints back on, otherwise they will fall off? (Contributed by Jess)
    10. Why is it when you go to the bookstore to get your university textbook and you need Volume 7, they don't have it, but they have 50 copies of Volume 6? (Contributed by Laurel Seybold)
    11. Wouldn't it be wonderful if there was all the money in the world for schools and the military had to have a fund-raiser to raise money for all their bombs? (Contributed by Sue Hatrick)
    12. While attending Rutger's University, I was never able to find out what a Rudger was. Does anybody know? (Contributed by Isa Kocher)
    13. Why does class always seem to go by quickly until you glance at your watch and notice that ten minutes are left? Exactly what makes those ten minutes so much longer than the other fifty? (Contributed by Marti K.)
    14. Where do those kids go who get kicked out of home school? (Contributed by anonymous teacher)
    15. Why do schools ban drinks in class? Shouldn't they allow cokes or anything with caffeine so that students could stay awake instead of sleeping through class? (Contributed by Valerie)
    16. How come in the movies, kids always go to school at, like 9:30 in the morning? Doesn't anyone ever have normal school? You know, one that starts when it's dark, 7 am, cold, and with bad lighting? (Contributed by Beckie)
    17. Why can schools only suspend students for 3 days? (Contributed by Valerie)
    18. Why do they ban hugging in some schools? What's so wrong with giving someone a hug? (Contributed by Valerie)
    19. Why do we have the American COLLEGE of Physicians which dictates to doctors that are UNIVERSITY trained? (Contributed by Mladen)
    20. If a student gets a ride to school with someone else and that person makes them late, why does the student who was not driving get in trouble for being late when it was not their fault? (Contributed by Gilbert Papilsky)
    21. If private schools are private why are they out in the open? And if you go to a private school no one should know right? (Contributed by Prince J.)
    22. How come they call it “homeroom” at school? It's not your home but it is a room, right? (Contributed by jLo)
    23. Are schools classy places? (Contributed by Joe)
    24. Why do the kids who hate school always hang around there after hours? (Contributed by Sammie)
    25. Why did they skip the "E" in the grading system? (Contributed by Alex S.)
    26. So what happens if the school district superintendent isn't smarter than a 5th grader? (Contributed by The Vent on AccessAtlanta.com)
    27. Do all-boys schools have girls bathrooms? Conversely, do all-girls schools have boys bathrooms? (Contributed by CT)
    28. Why is it that at class reunions you feel younger than everyone else looks? (Contributed by Shannon)
    29. Why are some blackboards green? (Contributed by Ralphie)
    30. What is it that when a class you most want to take has room for ‘n’ students, you will be the ‘n+1’th to apply? (Contributed by Don F.)
    31. Why is Hypnotism banned by public schools in San Diego? (Contributed by Robbie C.)
    32. If there is a middle school and then a high school, why isn’t elementary school actually called low school? (Contributed by Anon)
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