submitted by Donna Phelps

• 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 does “slow down” and “slow up” mean the same thing?

• Why does “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?