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Some questions simply don’t appear to have answers, at least good answers.  Case in point – consider these reality check questions as you ask “Ever wonder why . . .

  • drugstores make the sick walk all the way to the back of the store to get their prescriptions while healthy people can buy cigarettes at the front?
  • people order double cheeseburgers, large fries, and a diet coke?
  • banks leave both doors open and then chain the pens to the counters?
  • we leave cars worth thousands of dollars in the driveway and put our useless junk in the garage?
  • we buy hot  dogs in packages of ten and buns in packages of eight?
  • we use the word ‘politics’  when  ‘poli’ in Latin means ‘many’ and  ‘tics’  means ‘bloodsucking creatures’?
  • we have drive-up ATM machines with Braille lettering?
  • women can’t put on mascara with their mouth closed?
  • you don’t ever see the headline: “Psychic Wins Lottery”?
  • “abbreviated” is such a long word?
  • doctors call what they do “practice”?
  • lemon juice is made with artificial flavor, and dishwashing liquid is made with real lemons?
  • the time of day with  the slowest traffic is called rush hour?
  • there isn’t mouse-flavored cat food?
  • they don’t make the whole plane out of that stuff they make the indestructible black box out of?
  • sheep don’t shrink when it rains?
  • they are called apartments when they are all stuck together?
  • if con is the opposite of pro, wouldn’t that make Congress the opposite of progress?
  • if flying is so safe,  they call the airport  the terminal?