Confusing quotes

If people from Poland are called Poles, why aren’t people from Holland called Holes and from Finland Fines?

Why isn’t the number 11 pronounced onety one?

If 4 out of 5 people SUFFER from diarrhea…Does that mean the fifth one enjoys it?

Isn’t it a bit unnerving that doctors call what they do ‘practice’?

Would a fly without wings be called a walk?

Why are hemorrhoids called “hemorrhoids” instead of “asteroids”?

Why is it that when you transport something by car, it’s called a shipment, but when you transport something by ship, it’s called cargo?

Why is it that you drive on the parkway, and park on the driveway?

Why is the time of day with the slowest traffic called “rush hour”?

Why are a “wise man” and a “wise guy” opposites?

Why is a boxing ring square?

Why do people say “The alarm just went off” when really it just came on?

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