Some of Confusing English

Sorry friends for irregularity.I’m back to Sunday Fun after after a two weeks break.Here goes the Sunday fun of today taking some rest from  programming. Today I’m going to talk about English language. It’s become one of the most essential language for me and hope for many people as well. But here are some of CONFUSING ENGLISH terms that makes me headache, would u help me?

1. If Fed Ex and UPS were to merge, would they call it Fed UP?

2. Do Lipton Tea employees take coffee breaks?

3. If olive oil comes from olives, where does baby oil come from?

4. If people from Poland are called Poles, why aren’t people from Holland called Holes?

5. Do infants enjoy infancy as much as adults enjoy adultery?

6. Why the man who invests all your money called a broker?

7. If horrific means to make horrible, does terrific mean to make terrible?

8. Why is it called building when it is already built?

9. If a book about failures doesn’t sell, is it a success?

10. If you’re not supposed to drink and drive, then why do bars have parking lots?

11. If you take an Oriental person and spin him around several times, does he become disoriented?

12. If vegetarians eat vegetables, what do humanitarians eat?? Human ??

16 thoughts on “Some of Confusing English

  1. Felix

    Why is it called building when it is already built? Great!!!!…realy good!

  2. As always HILARIUS. I’d like to add a relevant one “if you try to fail and you succeed, have you succeeded or failed?” (it’s called Russel’s paradox btw). Keep them coming!

  3. @stratosg – LOL……..sure dude…..

  4. christoph

    Hi. How sad to notice that this blog nearly is dead nowadays, seemed so promissing to me!



  5. Great!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    really very good …

  6. Tilal

    If you say you always tell a lie it means that “you always tell a lie” is also a lie, it means that you always speak truth, if you always speak truth then it meas that “you always tell a lie” is also a truth, then what exactly do you do..???

  7. Bad English is a big good problem .
    really it sucks

  8. hi good thank you master

  9. English can be so confusing. No wonder it’s so tough for English language learners. Laugh a bit and sigh a bit as you check out English Can Be So Confusing.

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  11. Great ones!!

  12. I have more confusion! Hotdog is neither hot nor made of dog. Why called so..?

  13. English is a language made up from “Latin, French and Norse” and therefore it should come as no surprise that the is an anagram for “Is Enchanted Land Forlorn”. English is both annoying and beautiful, in equal measures 😉

    Great Post !

  14. nice one..

  15. Great Post Thanks for sharing.

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