Years ago, pre-internet/blogging, I put together my own list, in a book called 500 Questions I've Never Heard Anyone Else Ask. Examples: In those new car commercials, why are city streets always wet? And, when asking a little kid what they're eating, why do they always open their mouth to show you? Though I didn't … Continue reading Questions I’ve Never Heard Anyone Else Ask
What is an imponderable? An imponderable is a factual question that doesn’t have a solid answer. Essentially, it’s incapable of being weighed or evaluated with exactness. Today, a folly industry exists of imponderables, most notably by author David Feldman, who has produced numerous books and lists.
Examples: Why do hotdogs come in packs of 8 when hotdog rolls come in packs of 10? And, if the cops arrest a mime, do they have to tell him he has the right to remain silent?