Why Oh Why? Confusing Terms

  • If someone with multiple personalities threatens to kill himself, is it considered a hostage situation?
  • If a person is a vegetarian, does he eat animal crackers?
  • If nothing ever sticks to Teflon, how do they get Teflon to stick to the pans?
  • If your car is traveling at the speed of light and you turned on your headlights, would they work?
  • Why does one have a pair of panties but only one bra?
  • Why is it that when you are driving and looking for an address, you turn the radio down?
  • Why are there flotation devices under plane seats, instead of parachutes.
  • Why Is That?

  • Why are they called buildings, when they're already finished?
  • Why are they called apartments, when they're all stuck together?
  • Why do banks charge you a "non-sufficient funds fee" on money they already know you don't have?
  • Why is a carrot more orange than an orange?
  • Why do we go under over-passes and over under-passes?
  • Why do they call it the Department of Interior when they are in charge of everything outdoors?

  • “Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I'm not sure about the universe.”
    ― Albert Einstein

    “If we knew what it was we were doing, it would not be called research, would it?”
    ― Albert Einstein

    “Never memorize something that you can look up.”
    ― Albert Einstein

    "Any intelligent fool can make things bigger and more complex… It takes a touch of genius – and a lot of courage to move in the opposite direction."
    ― Albert Einstein

    "It’s not that I’m so smart, it’s just that I stay with problems longer."
    ― Albert Einstein

    "A ship is always safe at shore but that is not what it’s built for."
    ― Albert Einstein

    "What is right is not always popular, and what is popular is not always right."
    ― Albert Einstein

    "Education is not the learning of facts, it’s rather the training of the mind to think."
    ― Albert Einstein