Even the smartest people on Earth experience moments of staggering stupidity, often caused by a brain-to-mouth disconnect. These lapses in intelligence can strike anywhere at anytime, but they seem more likely to occur in the presence of someone we want to impress—like a crush on a first date, or a potential employer in a job interview. "Brain farts" happen to all of us but, much like regular farts, that doesn't make them any less embarrassing. The worst ones can haunt us for years, and years, and years.
In a popular Reddit thread, someone asked: "What is the stupidest thing that ever came out of your mouth?"
1.) From liam-itchy-dad:
I got off a red-eye, very sleep-deprived, and realized I forgot my glasses on the plane. I asked the very kind gate agent if she could go check my seat to see if she could find them.