Wise and Weird 22/2/2022
♦ What if my dog only brings back the ball because he thinks I like throwing it?
♦ Your future self is watching you right now through memories.
♦ If poison expires, is it more poisonous or is it no longer poisonous?
♦ Which letter is silent in the word “Scent,” the S or the C?
♦ Do twins ever realise that one of them is unplanned?
♦ Why is the letter W, in English, called double U? Shouldn’t it be called double V?
♦ Maybe oxygen is slowly killing you and it just takes 75-100 years to fully work.
♦ Every time you clean something, you just make something else dirty.
♦ The word “swims” upside-down is still “swims”.
♦ One hundred years ago everyone owned a horse and only the rich had cars. Today everyone has cars and only the rich own horses.
♦ The doctors who told Stephen Hawking he had two years to live in 1953 are probably dead.
♦ If you replace “W” with “T” in “What, Where and When” you get the answer to each of them.
♦ Many animals probably need glasses, but nobody knows it.
♦ If you rip a hole in a net, there are actually fewer holes in it than there were before.
♦ Please note I am only the purveyor of these words of weirdly wiseness.
♦ When 22/2/2022 (Australian format) falls on Tuesday, we can call it “2’s Day”.
♥ Gretchen Bernet-Ward
This is one of my earliest blog posts circa 2017.
I never thought I’d be reblogging it.
A lot has happened over the intervening years!
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