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) Southeast Missouri State UniversitySubmitted by Ben

    We were talking about how ethanol was affecting the American economy…

  • Lady Einstein: Wait, isn't there a way to, like, mass produce corn?"

  • B) Iowa State UniversitySubmitted by Jake

    Professor explaining that AIDS was first transmitted to humans through African monkeys…

    The Brilliance: Eww, who would have sex with a monkey?

  • C) University of ArizonaSubmitted by Paul

    After the professor just finished telling us a story about a time that he had trouble when he went to the bank to buy a CD (certificate of deposit)…

    Valedictorian: Wait… since when can you buy CD's at the bank?

  • D) Penn State University
  • Submitted by Matt

    Professor: …and Caesar's death left a power vacuum in the Roman Senate.

    Student: Wait, the Romans didn't even have electricity, did they?

  • E) Washington UniversitySubmitted by Dave

    Because of the earthquake last week, we were trading natural disaster stories. Our TA, who is from Seattle, was telling us how he was once on a plane headed back home, minutes from landing, when an earthquake hit and disabled the control tower…

    Genius: Wow. Could you feel the shaking?

    TA: Uhh… It was an earthquake, not an airquake.


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