>Only in America…

Posted: February 22, 2006 in Uncategorized

>… can a pizza get to your house faster than an ambulance.

… are there handicap parking places in front of a skating rink.

… do 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.

… do people order double cheeseburgers, large fries, and a diet coke.

… do banks leave both doors open and then chain the pens to the counters.

… do we leave cars worth thousands of dollars in the driveway and put our useless junk in the garage.

… do we use answering machines to>screencalls and then have call waiting so we won’t miss a call from someone we didn’t want to talk to in the first place.

… do we buy hot dogs in packages of ten and buns in packages of eight.

… do we use the word ‘politics’ to describe the process so well: ‘Poli’ in Latin meaning ‘many’ and ‘tics’ meaning bloodsucking creatures’.

… do they have drive-up ATM machines with Braille lettering.

EVER WONDER…?
Why the sun lightens our hair, but darkens our skin?
Why women can’t put on mascara with their mouth closed?
Why don’t you ever see the headline “Psychic Wins Lottery”?
Why is “abbreviated” such a long word?
Why is it that doctors call what they do “practice”?
Why is it that to stop Windows 98, you have to click on “Start”?
Why is lemon juice made with artificial flavor, and dishwashing liquid is made with real lemons?
Why is the man who invests all your money called a broker?
Why is the time of day with the slowest traffic called rush hour?
Why isn’t there mouse-flavored cat food?
When dog food is new and improved tasting, who tests it?
Why didn’t Noah swat those two mosquitoes?
Why do they sterilize the needle for lethal injections?
Why don’t sheep shrink when it rains?
Why are they called apartments when they are all stuck>together?
If con is the opposite of pro, is Congress the opposite of progress?
If flying is so safe, why do they call the airport the terminal?

~~~~
On a bar of Dial soap: “Directions: Use like regular soap.” (and that would be how??…)
On some Swanson frozen dinners: “Serving suggestion: Defrost.” (but, it’s “just” a suggestion.)
On Tesco’s Tiramisu dessert (printed on bottom): “Do not turn upside down.” (well…duh, a bit late, huh!)
On Marks & Spencer Bread Pudding: “Product will be hot after heating.” (…and you thought????…)
On packaging for a Rowenta iron: “Do not iron clothes on body.” (but wouldn’t this save me more time?)
On Boot’s Children Cough Medicine:”Do not drive a car or operate machinery after taking this medication.” (We could do a lot to reduce the rate of construction accidents if we could just get those 5-year-olds with head-colds off those forklifts.)
On Nytol Sleep Aid: “Warning: May cause drowsiness.” (and… I’m taking this because???….)
On most brands of Christmas lights: “For indoor or outdoor use only.” (as opposed to…what?)
On Sunsbury’s peanuts: “Warning: contains nuts.” (talk about a news flash)
On an American Airlines packet of nuts:>”Instructions: Open packet, eat nuts.” (Step 3: maybe, uh…fly Delta?)
On a Swedish chainsaw:”Do not attempt to stop chain with your hands or genitals.” (..was there a lot of this happening somewhere?)

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