Thoughts from the Publisher – Something Silly

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by Neena Strichart
Steve and I receive lots of silly e-mail–most of it gets deleted unread. Once in a while we get a winner like the one Steve forwarded to me last week. I laughed out loud. I have included an edited version below with a few of my own thoughts. Read on:
Why do you have to “put your two cents in” but it’s only a “penny for your thoughts?” Where’s that extra penny go?
Why does a round pizza come in a square box?
What disease did cured ham actually have?
How is it that we put man on the moon before we figured out it would be a good idea to put wheels on luggage?
Why is it that people say they “slept like a baby” when babies wake up every two hours?
Why are you IN a movie, but you’re ON TV?
Why do people pay to go up tall buildings and then put money in binoculars to look at things on the ground?
Why do doctors leave the room while you change? They’re going to see you naked anyway.
Why is the word bra singular yet we say pair of pants?
If the speed limit is 65 mph why do speedometers have numbers above 100?
If Jimmy cracks corn and no one cares, why is there a song about him?
If the professor on Gilligan’s Island could make a radio out of a coconut, why couldn’t he fix the hole in the boat?
Why does Goofy stand erect and speak English while Pluto remains on all fours and barks? They’re both dogs!
If Wile E. Coyote had enough money to buy all that ACME mail order stuff why didn’t he just send away for food instead?
Do “The Alphabet Song” and “Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star” have the same tune?
Why did you just try singing the two songs above?
Dogs get mad when you blow in their faces – yet they love to stick their heads out of the car window.
Instead of worrying about whether the cup is half full or half empty why don’t they just get a smaller cup and fill ‘er up?
Why are folks worried about political term limits in Long Beach? These days shouldn’t they be more concerned about term minimums?
[Note from Editor: Please do NOT send funny e-mails to our newspaper address–we are bombarded with news and don’t have time to read items not related to business–which is too bad–we could really use a laugh or two once in a while.]