Skill-testing questions… 12



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Here’s a couple of skill-testing questions for you to think about. Although we don’t know the answers, have a laugh with us today!


Why does someone believe you when you say there are four billion stars, but check when you say the paint is wet?
  • Why do they use sterilised needles for death by lethal injection?
  • Why doesn’t Tarzan have a beard?
  • If people evolved from apes, why are there still apes?
  • Why does Superman stop bullets with his chest, but ducks when you throw a revolver at him?
  • Why is it that no matter what colour bubble bath you use, the bubbles are always white?

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  1. Nobody else has had a go, so let’s see how much flak this brings!

    Even science can’t tell us exactly how many stars there are so your guess of 4 billion is as good as any – and who’s going to count, anyway? Paint… perhaps we’re just a group of doubters or it’s the only way some of us will ever get a green thumb!
    Death by lethal injection? Not a worthy question, it’s such an abhorrent matter. Doesn’t it, and any form of capital punishment, for that matter, reduce the perpetrator to the same level as the victim?
    Tarzan’s beard… He had a fungal problem that affected his follicles and prevented its growth. Or forever remained callow youth.
    Apes probably saw the light and realised they could live a better, simpler life if they didn’t follow in man’s footsteps!
    Superman? For the same reason he’d jump if it was heading for his groin!
    Sorry, I’m not into bubble baths!
    OK, except for the second question, I tried to keep it light. Anyone else with thoughts on it all?

  2. The apes question is easy, we evolved from a species of ape called Australopithecus, if the apes we evolved from were still apes so we would be !! Not all apes are the same species Gorilla’s , Chimps and Orangutangs and Bonobo are not the same as either each other or us, but all of those species and us are Great Apes

  3. Why are a pair of pants called a pair when ther are not a pair, why is a boxing ring square or is because Y is a crooked letter and Z is no better ??

  4. Had a good laugh at this. But can someone tell me the difference trousers/slacks/and pants. The word Slacks always makes me smile

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