Here’s a list of all the things I have wondered (and then found the answer to) during the last 365 days. Enjoy…
Why Are Water Bottles 16.9 Ounces? – The answer was not what I expected.
Who Invented Rock-Paper-Scissors? – At some stage of our development, we all learn the game rock-paper-scissors. It happens somewhere after we become potty trained and before we start texting on the toilet. Find out where it all started.
Why Is The Iowa Caucus So Important? – I decided to answer this question rather than research Adele’s last name. See what I learned.
What Is The Longest Word In The English Language? – Does it really contain 189,819 letters?
Who Has The Most Instagram & Twitter Followers? – Check out the top 10 rankings for both social media platforms
Where Does The Phrase ‘Back To Square One’ Come From? – No one knows for sure, but here are 3 theories.
When Were Blinkers Put On Cars? – The creators of the turn signal wouldn’t be happy to learn that 57% of drivers do not use their invention.
What is Adele’s Last Name? – This is a question I have been wanting to ask for awhile. the wait is over.
Where Did The Name March Madness Come From? – Find out who came up with the popular name and when it was first coined.
Where did the term “Can on Corn” come from? – It is just one of many food-related sayings in baseball.
Where did April Fools Day come from? – This Wonder Why Wednesday happened on a Friday. Try to wrap your brain around that.
Who invented Yoga? – Fun fact: When you type “who invented yog” into a Google search, the top search is “who invented yoga pants.”
Who Invented The Pancake? – Whoever it is, I want to shake their hand and say thank you.
Can A Dog Catch A Cold From You? – No, but cats on the other hand…
Who Invented Clapping? – Spoiler alert: it was not Eric Clapton
What’s The Difference Between Frozen Yogurt, Ice Cream & Gelato – This might be the tastiest Wonder Why Wednesday ever!
What Was The First Disney Movie? – Before I researched the answer, I guessed Fantasia…I was wrong.
Why Are Some Belly Buttons Innies & Some Outies? – Just like getting over a bad breakup, it is all about healing.
When Was The T-Shirt Invented? – This Wonder Why Wednesday all started when my brother asked why he never sees a picture of Ulysses S. Grant in short sleeves.
Where Did The Phrase “Head Honcho” Come From? – Most people think the phrase has Spanish origins, but most people would be wrong.
What Are The Origins of the Phrase “The Pot Calling the Kettle Black”? – Pots and kettles look very different today.
How do fireworks work? – In this Wonder Why Wednesday post, I revisit a question I asked but then forgot the answer to.
When Were Contractions Invented? – I won’t spoil the answer here…get it…won’t.
Who Is The Phillips Head Screwdriver Named After? – There is a real Phillip who invented the thing. Find out who he was.
Why Do We Tell Actors To ‘Break A Leg’? – One British actress took the phrase a tad too literally.
What is a Code Adam? – When I saw it, I used to think I was part of a Jason Bourne-like operation and they were trying to send me a secret message.
Who is Reese? – You’ve probably enjoyed his Pieces or Peanut Butter Cups, but do you even know who he is?
Why Do We Say “The Butler Did It”? – Is it true that the woman who is responsible for this phrase was nearly killed by her butler?
Why Can’t We Wear White After Labor Day? – The answer may shock you…or maybe it won’t.
What Was The Largest Victory In Presidential Election History? – It happened in 1920. Do you know who won?
What is it Called When You Learn About Something and Then See it Everywhere? – It has an odd name.
Where Did The Phrase ‘Hold Your Horses’ Come From? – The answer makes a lot of sense.
Were Footballs Ever Really Made Out Of Pigskin? – The answer is disgusting.
What’s The Difference Between a Jr. & a II? – It is subtle, but determines your suffix.
Why Are Campaign Signs Found On Street Corners? – If you are just dying to relive the election, you can learn why we see so many campaign signs on street corners.
Who Named The Colors Of A Rainbow? – Spoiler: It is not the leprechaun from Lucky Charms.
Wonder Why Wednesday: Thanksgiving Edition – Home to all of my Thanksgiving related questions.
Why Do We Kiss Under Mistletoe? – Well, not you and me…
Are All Parking Spaces The Same Size? – Here we learn how big a packing space can be. I am terrible at parking, so I wish they were much bigger.