ask a silly question and you get a silly answer

ask a silly question and you get a silly answer

If one asks a strange or nonsensical question, the listener will probably respond with a similarly strange or nonsensical answer. A: "What the heck are you talking about? All I did was ask if you think I should dress my cat up for Halloween!" B: "Well, ask a silly question and you get a silly answer!"
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Ask a silly question and you get a silly answer, but not in Ronda's case.
So, you see, ask a silly question and you get a silly answer as my mother used to say.