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15 Abstract Concepts That Will Blow Your Tiny Mind

If you didn't learn to speak...how would you think? Captain Morgan sure would like to know!

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1. It's OK to sit outside someone's house and take photos of them...but only if they're famous.

If they're not famous, you go to prison.
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If they're not famous, you go to prison.

2. You're actually just a brain controlling a body.

3. If you didn't learn to speak, how would you be able to think things?

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Would you think in pictures? Images? Would you even have an imagination?

4. Why do we still say a "pair" of jeans when it's clearly a single item?

Same goes for knickers. And trousers. And shorts. And pants!
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Same goes for knickers. And trousers. And shorts. And pants!

5. Who came up with clapping?

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It's just smacking your hands together to make noise. Did we take inspiration from seals? OR WAIT, did seals take inspiration from US?!

6. Shouldn't this be called a "teethbrush"?

Look, that's the EXACT same realisation this guy is having right now. His brain is pure mush. Where do you even go from there?
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Look, that's the EXACT same realisation this guy is having right now. His brain is pure mush. Where do you even go from there?

7. Why is it called a building when it's already built?

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But then, what should it be called? Do you build a build?

8. Surely "slim chance" and "fat chance" should mean opposite things?

Yet both terms are wholly appropriate for describing your chances of walking out the casino with any money left.
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Yet both terms are wholly appropriate for describing your chances of walking out the casino with any money left.

9. Why do we call it a boxing ring when it's quite clearly square?

Wrestling might be fake, but at least it has the chops to call it a squared circle.
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Wrestling might be fake, but at least it has the chops to call it a squared circle.

10. "To sleep like a baby" means a perfect night's sleep...

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Ask any new parent what they make of that assumption.

11. ...and to fall asleep, you first have to pretend to be asleep.

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This is getting a bit like inception.

12. Ever noticed how the word "bed" kinda looks like a bed?

See? (And now you can't unsee it.)
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See?

(And now you can't unsee it.)

13. Why is mnemonic so hard to spell?!

14. And aren't all gifts free?

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15. And did you ever stop to think that, at this very second, you are both the oldest AND the youngest you'll ever be.

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Ah, you know what, let's not sweat the small stuff. Take life less seriously and have more fun with Captain Morgan!