The Stupid Question Hall of Fame is back again, ready to embarrass the kids who cheapen your degree. Remember the rules – If you send in the absolute stupidest, you get a free BustedTee. Read all five and cast your vote. And, if you heard something stupid in class this week, send it to me at

The Nominees
  • A) Boston UniversitySubmitted by Jeff

    We were talking about what happens when a species is removed from an environment. The professor asked what would happen to the rabbit population…

    Genius: Wait! Won't all the deers eat the rabbits?

  • B) University of North Carolina at CharlotteSubmitted by Sam
My professor was talking about Kabuki theater, in which the dialogue is all Japanese.

    Professor: …and I had to guess what the play was about through their movements, because I couldn't understand the dialogue.

    Theatre Buff: Why couldn't you understand the dialogue, were you too far away and couldn't hear it?

  • C) San Diego State UniversitySubmitted by Dave

    In history class…

  • The Brilliance: The senate is stronger than congress, right?

    Professor: Hmm. Let's try "part of."

  • D) Loyola MarymountSubmitted by Allen

    Professor: So, as we all know, the tectonic plates are all floating and moving constantly.

    Einstein Jr.: Wait! the continents are floating in the water?

    Professor: No, they're floating on magma.

    Einstein Jr.: …What about Hawaii?

  • E) University of LincolnSubmitted by Katie

    Professor: So, the moon's phases are explained by the orbit of the earth and the shadow cast on it.

    Valedictorian: Isn't there a myth that someday the moon will block out the sun?

    Professor: Yeah, that's called an eclipse. They happen all the time.


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