Fort Wayne, we hardly knew ye

This post was written by guest blogger Jimmy Beck.

Though it would be understandable if Fort Wayne residents were seeing red these days, most are taking their newfound reputation for stupidity in stride.

“I always thought we were the fattest, not the dumbest,” says Angela Jurczak, 26, a junior at IPFW (Indiana University-Purdue University at Fort Wayne).

The elementary education major says it’s hard to believe her hometown came in dead last in the smarts department. “I would have guessed we’re at least a C. Not an F. That’s kind of sad.”

It’s only my midwestern roots and the fact that I once lived and was partially edumacated in the Hoosier State that keep me from teeing off on this incredibly, uh, fat pitch right down the middle of the plate…


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