You'd think with everyone walking around with a functioning, internet-ready computer in their pocket we'd encounter a lot less dumb people in the world. Unfortunately, that's not the case. One peek at the President's social media actually proves their numbers might be growing. Fortunately, we have the internet to laugh about all the silly, ridiculous things we hear people saying.


Reddit user, u/Vinyl_BunBuns, wanted to hear what the dummies had to say when they asked:

What's the dumbest thing you've ever heard someone say?

Just Dump The Whole Family

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When I was like 13 I told my friend that there was such a thing as a Liger. They had successfully mated a lion and a tiger. His response "you idiot, tigers ARE female lions"

....

We took the argument to his mother to settle it. She took his side.

Waffle_Ambasador

It's Just A Small Breeze

My sister panicked whilst on a plane and asked if she could open a window as she was feeling really hot - the guy in the seats across from her lost it, it made his day

emilov98

Technology Has Grown Too Much

My mom frantically called me one day and said she had seen a piece of the sun fall off while taking a picture of the sky. She was incredibly adamant that it was indeed real and that the picture would prove it

It was just a glare

metaknight95

To Be Fair, Have You Ever Met A Chicken?

That chickens have no brains.

Not that they are stupid.

That a chicken literally does not have a brain.

blakingpowder

No, The Science Checks Out On That One

A few years ago leading up to the great American eclipse a coworker overheard us discussing it and said "Y'all don't actually believe in that sh-t do you?" I figured he misunderstood whatever we were talking about and thought we were talking about mysticism or something regarding the eclipse but no he followed up with "Don't you know if the moon went into the sun it would melt, that's why the eclipse can't be real."

I genuinely felt like humanity should probably start over from scratch after that.

valhallaswyrdo

FIYAH

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Blue Fire is cold

TooMuchBreathing

Ok, put your hand in it.

bdawg684

Every Country On This Planet Is America

Work at a hotel.

Guest asked why there was no fourth of July parade or any fireworks in town.

We were in Australia.

lavernican

That's Called An "Open Relationship"

It's not cheating if you don't love the person

Sissonater

My best friend from high school actually believed that. I believe her military boyfriend taught it to her. I guess if they're both on the same page, congrats?

katbunny86

So We're All Running On Inception Logic

"It's been proven that if you dream about falling and hit the ground in your dream you will die in your sleep."

Yeah? If someone dies in their sleep, how do you know what they were dreaming?

FrankieMint

Come On. We All Know Jesus Lays Eggs.

I remarked that it's odd that we associate rabbits with EGGS for Easter. I jokingly said we should make it an Easter platypus because unlike rabbits they lay eggs.

Then someone overheard this and said "wait... no, rabbits DO lay eggs."

This turned into a two minute argument over whether or not rabbits lay eggs. And then when she finally accepted that she was wrong, she was so irritated that she asked all of her coworkers if they thought the same as her.

To the best of my knowledge she's the only one.

USPSA-Addict

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A few years ago I got a job offer in Japan and decided to take it. Some friends from my then office threw me a farewell party. The girlfriend of one of my co-workers came along and told me that she'd always wanted to go to Japan and that her number one thing to do there would be to take a camel ride. My co-worker and I just looked at her to see if she'd explain more— maybe there was a camel cafe she'd heard about or something. But no, she just honestly thought camels were a common mode of transportation in Japan.

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