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) SCADSubmitted by Brady

    While working on a problem in which we had to find the total pounds per square foot of water…

    Genius: How many lbs are in a pound?

    Professor: The same number of ins in an inch.

  • B) Lawrence UniversitySubmitted by Nick

    Professor was talking about castration of young boys in the Baroque Period in order to make them sing better.

    Scholar: "How did cutting off their heads make them sing better?"

  • C) Olympic CollegeSubmitted by Nick

    Professor: So basically, if the half-life of Cesium-137 is twenty years, it doesn't matter if you have 10 pounds or 10 tons. In twenty years, half of it's gone.

    Valedictorian: Isn't that the stuff they use in Carbon dating?

    Professor: That's carbon.

  • D) HACCSubmitted by Kurt

    Professor: In a right triangle with a 30 degree angle the side ratios are always 1, 2, and the square root of 3.
    The Brilliance: So, 2 is always twice 1?

  • E) SPUSubmitted by Kevin

    Talking about our evolutionary ancestors…

    Lil' Einstein: Do you think the different skull shapes and things that we find are just from different races or something?


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