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Her boyfriend was blonde too.
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Do Dumb Blonde Jokes Slow Mental Activity??
Wed Jul 14,10:22 AM ET Add Oddly Enough - Reuters to My Yahoo!
BERLIN (Reuters) - Blondes perform intelligence tests more slowly after reading jokes playing on their supposed stupidity, said psychologists in a newly published German study.
Some 80 women of various hair colors were tested on their mental capacity to work quickly and precisely in a series of psychometric tests. Before sitting the tests, half the participants had to read "dumb blonde" jokes, such as:
"Why do blondes open yogurt pots while still at the supermarket? -- Because it says 'Open Here' on the lid."
"No blonde woman believes she is stupid," said Jens Foerster a social psychologist from the International University Bremen in northern Germany on Wednesday.
"But after exposure to negative social-stereotypes about them, the fair-haired participants performed significantly more slowly in the tests."
Foerster explained the result by saying that when people are told they can't perform a task well, they work more slowly but more cautiously, to try to make fewer mistakes.
"The study shows that even unfounded prejudices generally dismissed as untrue can affect an individual's confidence in their own ability," said Foerster.
A Blonde's Year In Review
January - Took new scarf back to store because it was
February - Fired from pharmacy job for failing to
print labels Helllooo!!! ... bottles won't fit in
March - Got really excited.....finished jigsaw puzzle
in 6 months.....box said "2-4 years!"
April - Trapped on the Macy's escalator for hours
after the power went out!!
May - Tried to make Kool-Aid.....wrong
instructions.....8 cups of water won't fit into those
June - Tried to go water skiing.....couldn't find a
lake with a slope.
July -Lost breast stroke swimming competition ......
learned later, the other swimmers cheated, they used
August - Got locked out of my car in rain storm .car
swamped because soft-top was open.
September - The capital of California is "C".....isn't
October - Hate M&M's.....they are so hard to peel.
November - Baked turkey for 4 1/2
days.....instructions said 1 hour per pound and I
December - Couldn't call 911....."duh".....there's no
"eleven" button on the stupid phone!!!
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