Questions you hope your pupils won’t ask you
- Why doesn’t glue stick to the inside of its bottle?
- Why are there flotation devices under plane seats instead of parachutes?
- Why are cigarettes sold in gas stations when smoking is prohibited there?
- If nothing ever sticks to TEFLON, how do they make TEFLON stick to the pan?
- If you’re in a vehicle going the speed of light, what happens when you turn on the headlights?
- If it’s zero degrees outside today and it’s supposed to be twice as cold tomorrow, how cold is it going to be?
- Have you ever imagined a world with no hypothetical situations?
- How does the guy who drives the snowplow get to work in the mornings?
- You know how most packages say, “Open here?” What is the protocol if the package says, “Open somewhere else?”
- You know that little indestructible black box that is used on planes? Why can’t they make the whole plane out of the same substance?
- What do you plant to grow a seedless watermelon?
- When sign makers go on strike, is anything written on their signs?
Teacher: If I give you two rabbits and two rabbits and another two rabbits, how many rabbits have you got?
Teacher: No, listen carefully again! If I give you two rabbits and two rabbits and another two rabbits, how many rabbits have you got?
Teacher: Let’s try this another way! If I give you two apples and two apples and another two apples, how many apples have you got?
Teacher: Good. Now if I give you two rabbits and two rabbits and another two rabbits, how many rabbits have you got?
Teacher: How on earth do you work out that three lots of two rabbits is seven?
Paddy: I’ve already got one rabbit at home.
Compiled by Usama Rasheed