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) UVMSubmitted by Tim

    Professor is talking about hard water (water that has a high mineral content)

    Princess: Is that like ice?

  • B) Concordia UniversitySubmitted by Steph

    Professor: The French sent 15,000 troops to Ireland to assist the Rebels, but they were forced to turn around because of a massive thunderstorm that prevented them from landing.

    The Brilliance: Do you mean a metaphorical storm?

    Professor: …No.

  • C) MizzouSubmitted by Chris

    We were watching a movie about a bulimic girl. After one binge, she shoves her hand down her throat and the screen fades to black. When we next see her, she's unconscious with blood around her mouth.

    Ms. Einstein: Oh my god! Did she EAT her hand?

  • D) UW-PlattevilleSubmitted by Peter

    Professor: Does anybody know what permafrost is?
    Genius: Isn't that when the ice becomes frozen?

  • E) Minneapolis Community & Technical CollegeSubmitted by Chris

    When discussing species…

    Professor: Two organisms are members of the same species if they are capable of reproducing and creating fertile offspring.
    Prodigy: So if a woman can't have babies does that mean she's not part of the species?


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