If you take an Oriental person and spin him around several times, does he become disoriented?
If people from Poland are called Poles, why aren't people from Holland called Holes?
If a pig loses its voice, is it disgruntled?
Why is the man who invests all your money called a broker?
Why is a person who plays the piano called a pianist but a person who drives a racing car not called a racist?
If lawyers are disbarred and clergymen defrocked, doesn't it follow that electricians can be delighted, musicians denoted, cowboys deranged, models deposed and dry cleaners depressed?
You never really learn to swear until you learn to drive.
No one ever says, 'It's only a game' when their team is winning.
Ever wonder about those people who spend lots of money on those little bottles of Evian water? Try spelling Evian backwards: NA¤VE.
Why if you send something by road it is called a shipment, but when you send it by sea it is called cargo?
Why is abbreviation such a long word?
Copyright Roy Dickason, October 2002 and May 2013.