Vagaries of English Language !!!
Wonder why the word funeral starts with FUN ?
Why isn't a Fireman called a Water-man ?
How come Lipstick doesn't do what it says ?
If money doesn't grow on trees, how come Banks have Branches ?
How come you are still sitting after you sat ?
If a Vegetarian eats vegetables , what does a Humanitarian eat ?
How do you get off a Non-stop Flight ?
Why are goods sent by ship called CARGO and those sent by truck SHIPMENT?
Why we put cups in dishwasher and dishes in Cupboard ?
Isn't it odd that to tell the TIME, you look at the HANDS on the FACE on the WRIST?
If you are assassinated instead of just murdered, are you important?
In a stadium, why are they called Stands, when you sit there ?
Why do doctors "practice" medicine? Are they unsure ?
Why is it called ''Rush Hour '' when traffic moves slowest then ?
How come Noses run and Feet smell ?
Why do they call it a TV set when there is only one ?
What are you vacating when you go on a vacation ?
We can never find the answers, can we ? so just enjoy the pun and fun of English language !
Posted by: Ravi Narasimhan <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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