Why do they...?

Discussion in 'The NAAFI Bar' started by Legs, Sep 18, 2012.

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  1. There must be plenty of questions buzzing around peoples' heads that they just can't figure out the answer to. So let's have a few of them, and if you know the answer, quote the question and answer it!

    My Starter for 10:

    Why do fuel stations still display prices as xxx.9p per litre? Why isn't it rounded to the nearest whole penny? If I was to dispense exactly 1 litre how would I get my 0.1p change?
  2. My favourite is

    Why do they use a sterile needle to administer the death penalty injection?
  3. For the same reason you can't use a rusty bayonet!!
  4. Why is abbreviation such a long word?
  5. For that matter, why is dyslexia so hard to spell?
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  6. Where does your lap go when you stand up?
  7. What do you mean? Nothing happens...I stand up, my belly stays put on my thighs! Doesn't everyone's?
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  8. Why do women say no when they really mean yes?
  9. It's a bit of an exclamation ... "NO". I suppose first sight of the knife is a little unnerving.
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  10. Why is lisp spelt with an s?

    Why is there only one Monopolies Commission?

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  11. Because it makes the price appear less than the next penny. For 1/10 penny they do this? Yes. And it adds up for the total quantity of petrol sold within a country over the space of a year.

  12. Why does a packet of salt have a sell by date when it's been used as a preservative for centuries?
  13. Why do you never see baby pigeons?
  14. It doesn't
  15. Why do people go ahh after taking a drink?

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