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The Bad Influence


Don’t Wear a #%$@ Dunce Cap!

Thrifty Word Challenge #44: Idiocy

The word “DUNCE” in black text on a white background.
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John Duns Scotus begged Scotsmen to wear pointy hats: “Don this cap: knowledge will flow to your brain,” Mr. Scotus told his Dun-smen, as they were called. The Church called them dunces.

No matter how smart you are, don’t wear a dunce cap! Put on one, you’re still a moron.

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Jay Krasnow

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