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Concepts, sayings, and objects that make little or no sense.

brianluxbrianlux Moving through All Kinds of Terrain.Posts: 35,541
There are common concepts, sayings and objects that we take for granted that actually make little or no sense. 

For example:

"A watched pot never boils." 
Of course they don't.  But the water does... eventually.

"Vacuum cleaners are a housekeepers best friend."
No they're not.  First of all, houses are not vacuums, and secondly, vacuums are not dirty.

Others?




"I believe in the mystery, and I don't want to take it any further than that. Maybe what I mean by that is love."
-John Densmore











Comments

  • "Shine like a diamond in a goats ass".

    An old southern guy used to love to use this analogy.  I've never understood it...
  • brianluxbrianlux Moving through All Kinds of Terrain.Posts: 35,541
    "Shine like a diamond in a goats ass".

    An old southern guy used to love to use this analogy.  I've never understood it...

    It must be one of those kinky a... I'd better stop right there.  :lol: 
    "I believe in the mystery, and I don't want to take it any further than that. Maybe what I mean by that is love."
    -John Densmore











  • West Coast DreamgirlWest Coast Dreamgirl Posts: 1,209
    edited December 2020
    A bird in a hand is worth two in a Bush. Although I just had to check that is the right saying and when the meaning was described it actually made sense.  I guess I just never knew what it meant before.
  • stuckinlinestuckinline Posts: 3,206
    It is what it is
  • rgambsrgambs Posts: 13,576
    It is what it is
    That one makes perfect sense, it's just annoying.
    Monkey Driven, Call this Living?
  • brianluxbrianlux Moving through All Kinds of Terrain.Posts: 35,541
    rgambs said:
    It is what it is
    That one makes perfect sense, it's just annoying.

    I totally agree.  Unless I say it.  :lol:

    (Blame it on my wife.  She says that fairly often and after being around her for almost 20 years, I find myself doing the same... it's really not my favorite saying!)
    "I believe in the mystery, and I don't want to take it any further than that. Maybe what I mean by that is love."
    -John Densmore











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