Why is the third hand on the watch called the second hand? If a word is misspelled in the dictionary, how would we ever know? If Webster wrote the first dictionary, where did he find the words? Why do we say something is out of whack? What is a whack? Why do "slow down" and "slow up" mean the same thing? Why do "fat chance" and "slim chance" mean the same thing? Why do tug boats *push* their barges? Why do we sing "Take me out to the ball game" when we are already there? Why are they called "stands" when they are made for sitting? Why is it called "after dark" when it really is "after light"? Doesn't "expecting the unexpected" make the unexpected expected? Why are a "wise man" and a "wise guy" opposites? Why do "overlook" and "oversee" mean opposite things? Why is "phonetic" not spelled the way it sounds? If work is so terrific, why do they have to pay you to do it? If all the world is a stage, where is the audience sitting? If love is blind, why is lingerie so popular? If you are cross-eyed and have dyslexia, can you read all right? Why is bra singular and panties plural? Why do you press harder on the buttons of a remote control when you know the batteries are dead? Why do we put suits in garment bags and garments in a suitcase? How come we park on a driveway and drive on a parkway? How come abbreviated is such a long word? Why do we wash bath towels? Aren't we clean when we towel dry? Why doesn't glue stick to the inside of the bottle? Why do they call it a TV set when it's only one TV? Christmas - What other time of the year do you sit in front of a dead tree and eat candy out of your socks? Why isn't the word 'gullible' in the dictionary? When you see the weather report and it says "partly cloudy" and then the next day it says "partly sunny"; what’s the difference? Can a person choke and die on a life saver? Why are women and men's shoe sizes different? What happens when you're on an airplane and you say "hi" to your friend Jack?