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Stupid Questions

Excerpts from the syndicated column of Marilyn Vos Savant ("Ask Marilyn"), where she lists some of the most perplexing questions that readers have sent in.

"How do they fit all that hot air into blow dryers? Why don't they ever run out?"

"Do oysters get bored? How can you tell?"

"I say that a song popular during the 1950's went 'Oooh eee ooh ah ah wing wang walla bing bang, ooh eee ooh ah ah wing wang walla walla bing bang.' My boyfriend insists it went, 'Oooh eee ooh ah ah ching chang walla bing bang, ooh eee ooh ah ah ching chang walla walla bing bang.' Who is correct."

"Could you please tell me the number of shades of green? After driving around and looking at the scenery, I've decided there must be many."

"Is the earth at a different angle in the morning than it is at night? In the morning I have to put something against the front door to hold it open. At night, it stays open by itself."

"I've heard that people have magnetism in their noses. Is this true?"

"It appears to me that in the past 100 years, an overwhelming amount of progress has been made in the world. What did all those people do for the first 2000 years?"

"I do not understand women. Would the study of quantum mechanics help?"

"If M&Ms melt in your mouth but not in your hands, what about your underarm? I want to test it, but my mom won't let me."

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