We all know a farmer farms, runner runs and baker bakes. So…
… why doesn’t a butcher butch and an archer arch?
… if you crack a cracker, aren’t you the cracker?
… do animals get mange from a manger?
… aren’t you the zipper when you zip a zipper?
… is your broker more broke than you?
… do big numbers make you numb?
… does a pitcher throw to a pitchee or does a catcher get the ball from a catchee?
… how come a diner dines on dinner in a diner?
… why don’t hammers ham and pliers ply?
… can you make lather on a lathe?
… isn’t it odd that a prayer sayer says a prayer?
… if you work in an office, doesn’t that make you an officer?
… shouldn’t a bird that crows be called a crower?
… wouldn’t a sweater that does what it is supposed to, stink?
… did you ever hear a bladder blad or an udder udd?
… shouldn’t the customer of a barber be called a barbee?
… instead of saying a plasterer plasters, why not a plaster plasts?
… is a peer someone who urinates?
… does a butler butle or an usher ush?
… how come a stag can stagger, but so can a staggerer stagger?
… shouldn’t someone attending be called an attender instead of an attendee?
… why is a laid piece called a layer instead of a layee?
… when the finger fings won’t the trigger trig?
… how strange is a stranger?
… if a rooster roosts, shouldn’t a beaver beave or a panther panth?
… would you rather be a putter or a putterer?
… why does a pest pester instead of a pester pest?
… what does a teller tell?
… couldn’t titter or butter describe a man charmed by a woman’s physique?
… is it the pooper you scoop with the pooper-scooper?
… when you wait for a waiter, aren’t you the waiter?
… why can you lower your voice but not higher your voice?
… if you pick up a hitchhiker, aren’t you a hitchhikee?