1) Why is it that when someone says "no offense, but..." they're about to offend you?
2) Why is "dyslexic" not spelled the same frontwords and backwords? (Or the word "palindrome" for that matter?)
3) Why is "abbreviate" such a long word?
4) Why does Rush Limbaugh say that Sarah Palin's new book is the "best policy book" he's ever read? Has he read no other books before?
5) Why do people say "what goes around, comes around"? That's only really true for things that travel in circles. If I toss a rock into a field it's not like I'm going to find that rock on my pillow the next day. Or will I...?
6) Why did they call it "twitter" when a better word for it is "e-stalker"?
7) And on that note, is it really stalking if the "victim" wants to be stalked? By twittering?
8) How did all sitcoms go from having laugh tracks to having the actors just awkwardly pause where the laughter used to be?
9) How did laugh tracks come about in the first place? Did someone say "maybe people will now know it's okay to laugh here"? They don't use them for movies, just television. Should someone have invented a "cheering track" for musical studio recordings?
10) How come once we get used to an Internet browser or word processing application they have to upgrade and change it to something we have to re-learn? Did anyone actually complain to Microsoft that the current versions were too easy to figure out?
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