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Common phrases that are a little odd when you think about them

  1. healinghands1668 profile image84
    healinghands1668posted 5 years ago

    Moses supposes his toeses are roses.

    Either Moses failed botany class, or he still hasn't figured out why everyone runs from the room when he's about to take off his shoes.

    1. Mcham Law profile image60
      Mcham Lawposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      why do they call points scored "field goals" in basketball. There is no field. There really isn't a goal for that matter!

  2. Ivorwen profile image83
    Ivorwenposted 5 years ago

    Calling someone who is being gross a 'sick little puppy'.

  3. SimeyC profile image87
    SimeyCposted 5 years ago

    How do you do?

    Always struck me as funny - how do I do 'what'?

  4. RedElf profile image85
    RedElfposted 5 years ago

    How are you? (which always seems to elicit a ream or two of health complaints...)

    I found this answer by (I think) Ogden Nash, or some other, equally gifted commentator:

    "Don't tell your friends about your indigestion;
    'How are you?' is a greeting, not a question!"