I made a list of things I don’t understand the other day. It’s quite long. Turns out I don’t really know much about anything.
Here are some of the highlights, if you can call them that.
1. I don’t understand why trick or treating is a thing. We spend all of our lives teaching children specifically not to take candy from strangers. And then for one day a year, we dress them ridiculously and encourage them to do exactly that.
2. I don’t understand how people that use the phrase ‘I could care less’ think that they’re saying they don’t care about something.
Why don’t they understand that the only thing they aren’t saying is that they don’t care at all? If they could care less, then they have to care at least a bit. They could care anything from a little bit to a huge amount. The only thing they can’t care if they are saying ‘I could care less’ is not at all.
Literally, the thing they are trying to say is the only thing that that sentence doesn’t mean.
3. I don’t understand why I can’t move my decade of no claims from the UK over to Canada so that I qualify for very cheap car insurance with no deposit over there. Why Canada?!?! Why do I have to start again as a new driver? And if I can, why is it so difficult?! At least finding who has the cheapest car insurance in the U.K is easy, not in Canada…
4. I don’t understand the woman that was in all of the news today. The one who voted for Trump and was then surprised when her Mexican husband, who had been living in the states illegally, was deported. How did she not see that coming?
5. I don’t understand fishing for fun. Is it considered a sport? If so, how? And how is it fun? I’ve seen people fishing before. They wake up at an ungodly hour to sit still and in silence while holding a stick for hours on end.