* 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 realize 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".
* 100 years ago everyone owned a horse and only the rich had cars. Today everyone has cars and only the rich own horses.
* 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.
* If 2/2/22 falls on a Tuesday, we'll just call it "2's Day". And yes, It does fall on a Tuesday
(Source- Gp e-mail from Mahesh Khorana, Vet)
Nice...here are few...ReplyDelete
30 words that are their own opposites:
Bolt: To separate by fleeing or to hold together (as with a bolt)
Bound: Going toward a destination or restrained from moving
Buckle: To fasten together (with a buckle) or to bend or collapse from pressure
Cleave: To adhere firmly and closely or to split apart
Clip: To fasten (as with a paperclip) or to detach with shears (clipping your hair or your hedges)
Consult: To give advice or to get advice
Custom: A common practice or a specially made item
Dust: To cover something with a fine power or to make something clean by brushing or removing dust
Enjoin: To order someone to do something or to prohibit someone from doing something
Fast: Firmly fixed and unmoving or able to move rapidly
Finished: Completed or destroyed
Garnish: To add decorative touches (to food or drink) or to take/withhold from (as in wages)
Handicap: An advantage given to equalize chances of winning (as in golf) or a disadvantage that makes equality difficult
Lease: To rent property or to offer property for rent
Left: Departed or remained behind
Model: The original, perfect example or a copy
Off: Not operating (turn off the light) or operating (the alarm went off)
Out: Visible (the stars are out) or invisible (the lights are out)
Overlook: To watch or to fail to notice
Oversight: Watchful, responsible care or a mistake made due to forgetfulness or poor supervision
Peruse: To skim or to read very carefully
Ravel: To separate or to become entangled
Rent: To lease something or to offer an something for lease
Sanction: To boycott or to approve
Screen: To hide or to show (like a movie)
Seed: To add seed ("seeding the lawn") or to remove seed ("seeding a watermelon")
Strike: To hit or to miss while trying to hit
Trim: To add (decorations) or to take away (extra hair or fabric, for example)
Wear: To endure or to deteriorate
Weather: To withstand or to be worn away