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 CollegeHumor.com/StupidQuestions.The Nominees
- A) Hunter CollegeSubmitted by Tess
When explaining the impact of telegraph lines on the European military
Professor: The telegraphs used morse code, a series of dots and dashes to convey military messages over long distances.
Dean's List: Was that what blind people used to talk?
- B) Southern Illinois University CarbondaleSubmitted by Seth
During the discussion section after a lecture about the discovery of the New World
Genius: Wait, so you mean Columbus was actually looking for something when he found America?
- C) Penn StateSubmitted by Trevor
We were talking about the House of Representatives. The professor explained the act of gerrymandering as "Dividing a region into voting districts to give one party an unfair advantage in the election." As soon as she had finished that sentence, one Einstein spoke upEinstein Jr.: So who is Gerry Mandering?
- D) University of Maryland- College ParkSubmitted by Brian
My TA was talking about how degrees of longitude and latitude could be separated into minutes and seconds.The Brilliance: Do they have a set speed that they travel when they figure out how many minutes away from the line they are?
- E) NortheasternSubmitted by Sean
Professor: For this next assignment, you'll have to work in pairs.
Valedictorian: Do we have to work in pairs?
Valedictorian: Like two?
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