Quote Of The Day – Supremely Funny Edition

In my experience when I was 8 or 10 or 12 years old, you know, we did take our clothes off once a day, we changed for gym, OK? And in my experience, too, people did sometimes stick things in my underwear.

Supreme Court Justice Steven Breyer, during oral arguments on a case involving student strip searches. Slate’s Dahlia Lithwick, who first reported the exchange, notes what happened next:

Shocked silence, followed by explosive laughter. In fact, I have never seen Justice Clarence Thomas laugh harder. Breyer tries to recover: “Or not my underwear. Whatever. Whatever. I was the one who did it? I don’t know. I mean, I don’t think it’s beyond human experience.”

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