Anecdotes to think about

  • Astonishing questions, fascinating events, thoughtful anecdotes


    • Only in America is a ordered pizza faster to you than a hospital car.
    • Only in America are disabled parking spaces in front of an ice skating rink.
    • Only in America do the patients have to go all the way to the back of the drugstore center to settle their prescriptions while healthy people can buy their cigarettes at the front.
    • Only in America do people order double cheeseburgers, extra long fries and a diet coke.
    • Only in America do banks leave both doors open, but the pens hang on a chain.
    • Only in America do we leave our precious cars worth thousands of dollars in the driveway and put the garbage in the garage.
    • Only in America do we use answering machines on the computer screen, that we don't miss the urgent call from the person with whom we didn't want to speak.
    • Only in America do we buy hot dogs in packs of 10 and buns in packs of 8.
    • Only in America do we use the word "politics" as follows:
      "Poli" has the latin meaning "many", and "tics" means "bloodsucking creatures".
    • Only in America do we have money machines with braille.






    Already wondered about?

    • Why does the sun lighten and bleach our hair but darkens and tans our skin?
    • Why do women are not able to apply mascara with closed mouth?
    • Why do we never read the heading "Psychiat wins the Lottery"?
    • Why is "abbreviated" such a long word?
    • Why do doctors call their workplace "Practise" and "Surgery"?
    • Why do you have to "stop" your PC by clicking on "Start"?
    • Why is lemon juice and lemonade made with artificial lemon flavor, but rinse made from real lemons?
    • Why is the man who invests your money called "Broker"?
    • Why do we call the daytime with the slowest traffic "Rush hour"?
    • Why is there no "cat food with meat of mouse"?
    • If the latest dog food is supposed to taste better, who has tested it?
    • Why are needles and skin sterilized for lethal injections in jail?
    • Everyone knows that aircraft black boxes are built by indestructible material. Why aren't airplanes built by this stuff?
    • Why do not sheep shrink when it's raining?






    Vielleicht findest Du noch mehr dieser alltäglichen Verwunderungen!!!