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Editor Joan Ritchie's editorial from this week's issue of The Moose Jaw Express
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Editorial by Joan Ritchie

It seems the suppression we are feeling during this pandemic is stifling our sense of ha- ha. Life is getting far too serious and we all need to lighten up a bit; humour is the best medicine. Here is a list of random goofy things to ponder that might bring a smile to your face or even a chuckle…

  • Quicksand works slowly.
  • Boxing rings are square.
  • Tell a man that there are 400 billion stars, and he’ll believe you. Tell him a bench has wet paint, and he has to touch it.
  • How can a SLIM CHANCE and a FAT CHANCE be the same, while a WISE MAN and a WISE GUY are opposites?  
  • Why do feet smell and noses run?
  • Why is QUITE A FEW the same as QUITE A LOT?
  • How does a building burn up as it burns down?
  • Why do you fill out a form by filling it in?
  • Why does your alarm go off by going on?
  • How come SUPERMAN could stop bullets with his chest, but always ducked when someone threw a gun at him?
  • Why is it called a HAMBURGER, when it’s made out of BEEF?
  • What would a chair look like, if your knees bent the other way?
  • IF “Con” is the Opposite of “Pro”, then what is the opposite of PROGRESS?
  • How much deeper would the ocean be, if SPONGES didn’t grow in it?
  • Why buy a product that it takes 2,000 flushes to get rid of?
  • Why do we wait until a PIG is dead, to “CURE” it?
  • Why do we put SUITS in a Garment Bag, and put Garments in a Suitcase?
  • If a mute swears, does his mother wash his hands with soap?
  • Why doesn’t GLUE stick to the inside of the bottle?
  • Why don’t sheep shrink when it rains?
  • Should vegetarians eat animal crackers?
  • If the cops arrest a mime, do they tell him he has the right to remain silent?
  • If vegetarians eat vegetables, what do humanitarians eat?
  • Why do we drive on the parkway and park in the driveway?
  • If Barbie is so popular, why do you have to buy her friends?
  • Why do psychics have to ask you for your name?
  • If you choke a Smurf, what colour does it turn?
  • What happens if you get scared half to death twice?
  • How do you tell when you run out of invisible ink?
  • Why is it that a writer writes, but fingers don’t fing, grocers don’t groce, humdingers don’t hum, and hammers don’t ham?
  • Why do you recite at a play but you play at a recital?

**https://laughbreak.com/lists/things-to-ponder/

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