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Why isn’t phonetic spelled the way it sounds?

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Why isn’t phonetic spelled the way it sounds?

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  1. Why isn’t phonetic spelled the way it sounds?

  2. Why are there interstate highways in Hawaii?

  3. Why are there flotation devices under plane seats instead of parachutes?

  4. Why do fat chance and slim chance mean the same thing?

  5. Have you ever imagined a world with no hypothetical situations?

  6. How does the guy who drives the snow plow get to work in the mornings?

  7. If nothing ever sticks to Teflon, how do they make Teflon stick to the pan?

  8. If you tied buttered toast to the back of a cat and dropped it from a height, what would happen?

  9. Why do we drive on parkways and park on driveways?

  10. Why do we transport shipments by car and cargo by ship?

  11. If a black box in a plane is indestructible, why can’t they make the whole plane out of it?

  12. Why is it so hard to remember how to spell “mnemonic?”

  13. Why is it called a TV “set” when you only get one?

  14. Why do noses run and feet smell?

  15. If pro is the opposite of con, is progress the opposite of congress?

  16. Why does “cleave” mean both split apart and stick together?

  17. Why are there expiration dates on sour cream containers?

  18. Why do kamikaze pilots wear helmets?

  19. How come wrong numbers are never busy?

  20. What was the best thing before sliced bread?

  21. Is there another word for thesaurus?

  22. How can there be self-help “groups?”

  23. Isn’t it a bit unnerving that doctors call what they do “practice?”

  24. If you wanted to ship a package of Styrofoam, what should you pack it in?

  25. Is grass really greener on the other side?

  26. Why are they called apartments when they are all stuck together?

  27. If you try to fail, and succeed, which have you done?

  28. Why does the word monosyllabic contain five syllables?

  29. Why is abbreviated such a long word?

  30. If you ate pasta and antipasti, would you still be hungry?

  31. What should you do if you see an endangered animal eating an endangered plant?

  32. If PIN stands for Personal Identification Number, why do we call it a PIN number?

  33. Why does quicksand work slowly?

  34. Why are boxing rings square?

  35. Why do we recite at plays and play at recitals?

  36. Why is QUITE A FEW the same as QUITE A LOT?

  37. Why does your alarm go off by going on?

  38. If it was only a 3 hour cruise, why did Mrs. Howell have so many clothes?

  39. How much deeper would the ocean be if sponges didn’t grow in it?

  40. Why doesn’t glue stick to the inside of the bottle?

  41. Where do forest rangers go to get away from it all?

  42. Why isn’t there mouse flavored cat food?

  43. Is it possible to be totally partial?

  44. If a parsley farmer is sued, can they garnish his wages?

  45. Should vegetarians eat animal crackers?

  46. What happens if you get scared half to death twice?

  47. What do you call a defective Milk Dud?

  48. Why doesn’t Tarzan have a beard?

  49. Why is the person who invests all your money called a broker?

  50. Why are a wise man and a wise guy opposites?