Check out the twitter hashtag #WhyIGotFiredFromNASA.
When Jim Lovell called down "Houston, We have a problem" I responded: "Press 1 for English, 2 for Spanish."
Was greeting every PhD with "Eeeeehh, what's up, doc?"
NASA I left a Tribble in a food bin on a Russian Soyuz resupply ship.
Because yelled "Thruster? I barely know her!" at each and every opportunity.
Turns out that answering a Congresscritter's question with "As every third grader knows..." isn't a good idea.
Suggesting we designate one astronaut as a Red Shirt, just in case, was considered "poor taste"
"That's how they did it in Armageddon" is not considered "proof of work"