We offer a sample of Stupid Rules in our daily lives.


Requiring 60 votes in Senate to pass a bill.

Testing children.

Making people say, “I Do” at the wedding when half really mean, “I Think I Do.”

Having students evaluate teachers on what they learned rather than evaluating themselves on what they learned.

Having men open doors for women. Why?

Still keeping the “penny” in our monetary system.

Having eight people debate which results in sound bite statements.

Only having replay for debated home runs rather than other close plays.

Making a penalty for hitting someone in the back. but it is OK to hit him in the front.

Allowing anyone to purchase a rifle.

Having children raise hands in class but not at lunch when with friends.