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Stay away from me, I'll catch the stupid.

added by blay_paul, August 14, 2008

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blay_paul blay_paul October 3, 2012 October 3, 2012 at 9:52:08 AM UTC link Permalink

> Shouldn't this be 2 sentences?

Maybe a semicolon. Not that anybody uses them anymore. I've noticed that commas in Japanese are often used where semicolons could be used in English.

> Is "I'll catch the stupid." British?

Nope. Similar Googled examples include:

I think McCarver has caught the stupid from Buck.
I think poor Lawrence caught the stupid from Alvin Greene, I am not sure it can be cured.
And poor Starscream, he caught the stupid from them.
Oh dear, maybe they caught the stupid from reading the Mail.
I'm going to give my teacher a face mask so that I wont catch the stupid from him
Common examples of people you may catch the stupid from would be:
be warned this is a scietology run site so you might catch the stupid from it
etc.