In case you haven’t been paying attention, the world is full of…folks who aren’t too bright…
And we’re about to meet a whole bunch of them! Because people were nice enough to go on the record and share the stupidest things that folks have ever said to them.
Let’s get stupid with some folks on AskReddit!
1. Don’t assume.
“I was at McDonald’s a couple of years ago inside with my mom. She let me order, and I asked for a happy meal and listed everything I wanted in that meal and then I said “Oh! And can I please have the dragon toy?”
Because, beyond my wildest dreams, McDonald’s finally had a plastic dragon. But the employee said “Don’t you want the girl prize?” and held up some weird fruit scented doll.
FIRST off, please don’t assume gender (even though I am female), and second, ENOUGH WITH THE GENDER SORTING, I LIKE DRAGONS AND NOT DOLLS, OKAY!?!?”
“When discussing human evolution I said that all modern humans descended from Africans. A Croat chipped in and said ‘except Croatians, we are autochthons’.
I asked him to explain and he said that Croatians independently appeared in Croatia, without evolving from monkeys or descending from Africans.
I literally did not known where to begin, such was the historical and anthropological disconnect. I can only surmise that there is a strange sect of fact-free nationalism to which he subscribed.”
3. Wait, it’s not?
“My ex sister-in-law thought Canada was in France, cause they speak French….
4. I’m not buying it.
“Somebody once told me, if a person knows how to say “hello” “my name is” “good morning” in a language, they are fluent and can now speak to natives.
Apparently the person who told me this is a polyglot who knows 40 languages…”
5. That’s a hot take.
“Brown eggs are healthier since they haven’t gotten bleached…into white eggs.”
6. All really dumb.
“1. Men are superior to women
2. That LGBTQ+ people are going to burn in hell (I’m a lesbian)
3. That atheists are going to burn in hell (I’m an atheist)
4. And a bunch of other racist/s*xist/h*mophobic BS.”
“A friend said that the Super Bowl has been around longer than the United States because there have been 54 Super Bowls and only 45 Presidents.”
8. You can’t do that!
“Believe it or not, I worked with a guy who told me you cannot take a photo of a rainbow. No really, he was dead serious.
Now this was way back in the day when the only computers were the kind that filled an entire room, had to have noisy (I wore earplugs and it saved my hearing!) air conditioning on a raised floor, and ran just one job at a time.
Because PCs and PDAs had not been invented yet, I had to wait until the next day to bring in my photographs of rainbows, to which he said that they must have been drawn in like a painting…”HELLO VILLAGE…we found your IDIOT!””
9. Let me remind you…
“My second child was a planned cesarean. Then doctor who performed the surgery also tied my tubes at that time, as we didn’t want any more children.
I saw him frequently during the pregnancy. I went in for my 6 week checkup and he asked what I was doing for birth control. I said nothing. He then lectured me on not getting pregnant again too soon.
I reminded him of my surgery. I actually started laughing.”
10. Good to know.
“Mormons have babies because all of the spirit children are trapped in a cloud, so they have a bunch of kids to save them.”
11. Not sure…
“In 4th grade, I remember someone asking me, “What’s Obama’s last name?”
I replied with “Leslie”.”
12. Oh, really?
“White people can’t have brown eyes.”
13. Here we go…
“I am a woman working in I.T. so I have a million of them.
One that stands out was the woman who called in a rage because her new pc wasn’t working. When I tried to help she told me she would rather “talk to one of the men.” She refused to co-operate with me when I asked her questions and was incredibly rude to me.
Turns out that her monitor was turned off. Normally I wouldn’t bill for something like that, but her attitude cost her a half hour labour charge.”
“My friend started dating with a 40-something, divorced man. He said with all seriousness that women don’t f*rt because they don’t have bowels.
He lived with a woman for years, they had a daughter together… My friend was anything but shy so she promptly illustrated the fact that we do indeed have digestive systems…
Same friend worked as a waitress and one of her colleagues were working on a crossword puzzle. My friend looked at her puzzle and said that the three letter “mammal living in water” is likely not “HAL” (fish in Hungarian) but “CET” (whale in Hungarian). The girl looked at her, thought for a second then came back with “well maybe, but HAL fits into 3 squares!”.
Another colleague of her was feeling very poorly one day, she kept throwing up. They had the following discussion:
– Don’t you think you might be pregnant?
– Naaah, that’s impossible!
– Oh, I thought you had a live in boyfriend.
– And you have two kids so you certainly are not barren, right?
– Did you have your tubes tied or he had a vasectomy?
– So you two like… don’t have s*x?
– Yeah, we do, all the time.
– And do you use protection?
– No, he doesn’t like that.
– So then how is it impossible?!”
Okay, now it’s your turn!
In the comments, tell us about the stupidest thing someone has ever said to you.
We can’t wait to hear from you!