Questions which need to be answered
Who decided it should be called Earth?
Why are there pitstops in Formula 1? Why don’t they all just have one big fuel tank? Is the sport really meant to be about who’s quickest at handling a hose?
Why do cereals always have to be advertised with a disclaimer about being “part of a balanced breakfast”? Why do only breakfast foods get this special treatment? McDonalds ads don’t have to put “Have a salad sometimes, fatty” across the bottom of the screen.
“Mum’s a live wire, Dad’s a-“ what, exactly?
Why is the UK the only country that has salt-and-vinegar crisps? And why do we call them that anyway? ALL crisps have salt on them, and we don’t say “salt and cheese and onion”.
What are you actually supposed to do for “Street Repairs” in Monopoly? What does it mean by “street”?
(And while we’re here, does ANYONE play Monopoly properly, with the auction rule? Is there another popular game anywhere in the world where practically everyone who plays it ignores one of the main rules?)
Why do girls’ and boys’ shirts button up different sides?