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Why are products that are transported by car called shipments and products that are transported by ship called cargo?

Asked by Mtl_zack (6759points) April 18th, 2008
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mcbealer's avatar

Because we drive on parkways and park on driveways.

judochop's avatar

and why do we drive on parkways and park on driveways?

mcbealer's avatar

too funny judochop
let’s see, are there any others?

judochop's avatar

Oh. What are the odds???

judochop's avatar

apartments should be called togethernents.

mcbealer's avatar

I’m raking my brain, because a long, long time ago an email circulated with just these types of analogies. Feh!
Let’s see if anyone else can remember them… there were around 15 or so.

peedub's avatar

Why do fat chance and slim chance mean the same thing?

hannahsugs's avatar

Why do wise guy and wise man mean opposite things?

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