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June 19, 2008      Share

The Top 5 Worst Moments in
High School Graduation History

5> Let’s just say Little Johnny was pointing the way across the

4> The principal gave you your diploma with one hand and shook
hands with you with the other, while slipping you his phone

3> What a wonderful time for that case of stress-induced
constipation you got during finals to finally clear up!

2> The tassel was supposed to be on your head, not two, there and
there, twirling in opposite directions.

and the Number 1 Worst Moment in High School Graduation History…
1> Having your water break while walking across stage.



Selected from 33 submissions from 10 contributors.
This week’s list authors are:

Steven Lunetta, Tucson, AZ — 1 First #1! Wooot!
Guy Reeves, Houston, TX — 2, 5
Vic Vitek, Hopewell Junction, NY — 2
Gary O. Reynolds, Lafayette, IN — 3
Michele Lord, Lincoln, NE — 4
Carly Simmons, Narragansett, RI — Topic
Doug Frank, Crosby, TX — Banner tag
Barb McMullen, Ann Arbor, MI — Class Clown

RUNNERS UP list — Crap and Groan

Adam finally decided to show his parents who “he really is” by
curtsying to the principal instead of shaking his hand.
     (Gary O. Reynolds, Lafayette, IN)

Showing up drunk to the ceremony was bad. Puking on the principal
was worse. Falling off the stage and getting your head stuck in
the tuba was the social-life-altering.
     (Michele Lord, Lincoln, NE)

The billowing gown as you passed across the stage would have been
okay, but raising it and letting the gas escape that caused it was
     (Guy Reeves, Houston, TX)

The sudden updraft causing a Marilyn Monroe moment for the girls
who chose to wear only a gown.
     (Guy Reeves, Houston, TX)
     (Jim G. Phynn, Horsham, PA)
     (Michele Lord, Lincoln, NE)
     (Steven Lunetta, Tucson, AZ)

Runners Up list name
     (Doug Frank, Crosby, TX)