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Why do we say and do such peculiar things?

At a time of national crisis, when every news headline is about the coronavirus, here are some light-hearted reflections, from a reader, on the strange things we say and do.  We hope some of them make you smile.  

Share them with friends and family and we’d love you to send us your own “why’s” as well to: info@calderdaleforum50plus.com

Why do supermarkets make sick and infirm walk all the way to the back of the store to get their prescriptions whilst the healthy folk can buy cigarettes at the front?

Why do people order double cheeseburger, large fries and a DIET COKE!

Why do banks leave their vault doors open but chain their pens to the counter?

Why do we leave cars worth thousand of pounds in the driveway and fill the garage full of junk?

Ever wondered Why the sun bleaches your hair but darkens the skin?

Why don’t you ever see “Psychic wind lottery“?

Why is it that Doctors and Lawyers call it a “Practice”?

Why Lemon juice is made with ‘artificial flavourings’, whilst washing up liquid is made 2with fresh Lemons”?

Why is the time of the day with slowest movement of traffic called ‘ rush hour’?

Why is a company that invests money called a ‘ Broker’?

Why isn’t there a ‘ mouse ‘flavoured cat food’?

Why didn’t Noah swat those two mosquitoes?

Why do they sterilize the needle for a lethal injection?

Why don’t sheep shrink when they get really soaked through?

Why don’t they make all of a plane from the same material as the indestructible black box?

Why are apartments called as they are when they are all stuck together?

Why if flying is so safe are airports called TERMINAL?

Why aren’t ‘TOUCH JUDGES’ prosecuted for sexual harassment ?