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Thanks to Deaf Bob for this one!

Is it good if a vacuum really sucks?

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 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?

Why is it called “after dark” when it really is “after light”?

Doesn’t “expecting the unexpected” make the unexpected expected?

If work is so terrific, why do they have to pay you to do it?

Why do “overlook” and “oversee” mean opposite things?

If love is blind, why is lingerie so popular?

Why is “phonics” not spelled the way it sounds?

 

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