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 Michele

    Professor: What happened during the turn of the century that would have caused a change in the work force?

    Einstein Jr.: The Roaring 20s?

    Professor: No. That happened in the 20s.

  • B) George Washington UniversitySubmitted by John

    Professor: Ok so pass your paper around the circle clockwise.

    The Brilliance: Wait, my clockwise or yours?

  • C) University of IllinoisSubmitted by Dawson

    Professor: And we all know why the pilgrims started new lives in America…

    Blondie: They were looking for gold?

    Professor: Absolutely not.

  • D) BloomsburgSubmitted by Shawn

    Professor: Maryland was the second largest slave state in the country up to the Civil War.

    Genius: I know the Civil War happened a long time ago but when did Maryland move to the north?

  • E) University of Wisconsin-OshkoshSubmitted by Andrew

    Professor: An example of Economic Rent was the rise in bread prices and therefore wheat prices in the late 1700's, which historical event would have caused this raise in wheat prices??

    Smarty: Was it the potato famine?


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