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) Cal Poly Submitted by Jeremy

    Professor was explaining the correlation between front porches and housing values.

    Professor: One study suggests that front porches actually decrease the property values of the entire block.

    Rhodes Scholar: Wait, how could they build a porch that big though?

  • B) Rollins College Submitted by Kristen

    We were discussing test subjects.

    Professor: Okay, the control group gets the placebo.

    The Brilliance: … isn't that what comes out after the woman gives birth?

  • C) Sociology Submitted by Kyle

    Professor: So in essence he was talking about theories still being used today, he was very ahead of his time.

    Golden Oldie: So would you say he was ahead of his time as a scholar?

    Professor: That's literally what I just said…

  • D) BSU Submitted by Capt.

    Talking about the different impact of the bailout on provinces in eastern and western Canada…

    Lady Einstein: Is the District of Columbia in western or eastern Canada?

    Professor: It's in the eastern part. Of the United States. Where the President lives.

  • E) University of Houston College of Pharmacy Submitted by Jason

    Professor: And this drug was discovered in 1000 B.C., but many scholars believed it could have been as early as the year 3500.

    Valedictorian: Wait, is that 3500 B.C. or A.D.?

    Professor: …really?


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