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1001 Dumbest Things Ever Saidby Steven D. Price
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"Smoking kills. If you're killed, you've lost a very important part of your life."
--Brooke Shields, during an interview to become a spokesperson for a federal anti-smoking campaign
"Outside of the killings, Washington has one of the lowest crime rates in the country."
--Mayor Marion Barry, Washington, D.C.
"Hawaii has always been a very pivotal role in the Pacific. It is in the Pacific. It is a part of the United States that is an island that is right here."
--former Vice-President Dan Quayle
"The word 'genius' isn't applicable in football. A genius is a guy like Norman Einstein."
--Joe Theisman, former NFL football quarterback and sports analyst
In celebration of mental lapses and pure idiocy, here is a collection of stupid utterances, unintentional and otherwise, from the worlds of politics, radio, television, newspapers, show business, sports, and literature-and everywhere else people can, and have, put their feet in their mouths.
Steven D. Price, a consulting editor of The Lyons Press, is the
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