The 25 Most Interesting Questions Ever Asked

Mental Floss devised the 25 Most Important Questions In the Universe which is an awesome list!  The entire list along with the answers can be read on Neatorama so be sure to check it out.  I wanted to come up with a list of my own.

Here is my list of the 25 Most Interesting Questions Ever Asked:

  1. If you knew you were going to die today, what is the one thing that you would do before you left the world behind?
  2. What do you think is the most important thing to remember about what it means to be an American?
  3. Why is it so easy to give good positive advice to others but you can’t seem to follow your own advice when you need to?
  4. Do you not agree that the book is always better than the movie?
  5. What do you think is the gravest problem with the current Education System and how can it be resolved?
  6. If you could go back and change just one thing, what would that one thing be?
  7. Do you think your vote counts?
  8. Who inspires you?
  9. If you were a road sign, what would you say?
  10. What song are you listening to now?
  11. Should Marijuana be legalized?
  12. Why is gasoline so high?
  13. Why are all our rights being taken away?
  14. Why is it legal for police to come and take anything of value out of your homes and leave with it?
  15. When dog food ‘s flavor is new and improved, who is the person that determines this?
  16. What do you have hidden in your undies drawer?
  17. What makes a person rich?
  18. Love or money?
  19. What is your favorite old movie and by old I mean black and white?
  20. How do you define high maintenance and what qualities does this include?
  21. If you could choose only one word that describes you perfectly for your epitaph, what would that one word be?
  22. If the police were beating on your door now, what would you do?
  23. What is your motto?
  24. What did you always want to be when you grew up?
  25. How do you show support for your troops?

Since I did not think that it would be entirely proper to give some of my personal answers on this blog.  I will be providing them on another blog called 40something.

What are some of your answers?  Do you have any questions you would like to add?


Learn Something New: Gaddafi, Kadafi, or Qaddafi?

Why is it so hard to spell the Lybian leaders name?  Why are there so many variations on the spelling of his name?  Transliteration is the answer.  Transliteration is the transcription of a word or name, into corresponding letters of another alphabet.  The Arabic language is one of the most widely spoken Semitic in the world and the pronunciation of words varies across the different regions.  A famous roadblock for any Arabic to English translator is the Arabic “q.”  Depending on the region, it can be replaced with k, g, or gh sound.  This explains the different variations of the spelling.


10 Fun Facts of The Day

  1. Hair is the fastest growing tissue in the body, 2nd only to bone marrow.
  2. Humans and Dolphins are the only animals that have sex for pleasure.
  3. Pearls melt in vinegar.
  4. A dime has 118 edges around it.
  5. America once used a 5 cent bill.
  6. Honey is the only food that does not spoil.  Honey found in the tombs of the Egyptian pharaohs has been tasted by scientists and found edible.
  7. Because metal was scarce, the Oscars given out during WWII were wooden.
  8. There are only 12 letters in the Hawaiian alphabet.
  9. The colder the room the better your chances are to have a bad dream.
  10. The youngest Pope was 11 years old.

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