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) Indiana University, Bloomington Submitted by Jen

    Professor: Albert Einstein was the one who wrote that letter telling Roosevelt to develop the atomic bomb.

    Genius: Oh, wasn't he the light bulb guy?

  • B) Iowa State Submitted by Xian

    Speaking about rice shortages in third world countries…

    Professor: People whose diet consisted of rice and beans have been impacted by the rationing of rice.

    Mastermind: Wait… If they couldn't eat rice or beans why didn't they just eat something else?

  • C) NC State Submitted by Tommy

    Professor: There was in fact a time when everything was made by hand.

    The Brilliance: What about wood?

    Prof: Considering wood does grow on trees, I'd go with no.

  • D) University At Buffalo Submitted by Paul

    Bill Nye came to campus.  A student asked if Bill Nye was his real name. 

    Bill Nye: Actually, it's William.

    Valedictorian: Oh, so why did you change it?

  • E) Holmes High School Submitted by Ashley

    While discussing the U.S. decision to drop the atomic bomb…

    Einstein Jr.: So what if the U.S. wasn't being evil when they dropped the bomb on Japan? What if they were just trying to, like, start a war or something?


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