If there’s one Christmas tradition that always gets the conversation flowing around the dinner table, it’s pulling apart those crackers to reveal the tiny jokes inside.
However, there’s no denying Christmas crackers can contain some absolutely brutal jokes, which can either go down like a lead balloon or have the whole gang in stitches of laughter.
A survey conducted by online greetings card marketplace thortful.com asked people to submit the worst Christmas cracker jokes they’ve ever heard and the results are pretty hilarious and cringeworthy.
See the top (or bottom) 10 below:
1. What do you get if you lie under a cow? A pat on the head
2. Why is Parliament like ancient Bethlehem? It takes a miracle to find three wise men there.
3. Why did nobody bid for Rudolph and Blitzen on eBay? They were two deer
4. What did the stamp say to the envelope? Stick with me and we'll go places
5. Why are christmas trees so bad at knitting? Because they always drop their needles
6. What do you get if you eat Christmas decorations? Tinsillitis
7. What did Adam say the day before Christmas? It's Christmas, Eve.
8. What did the snowflake say to the fallen leaf? You are so last season
9. What athlete is warmest in winter? A long jumper
10. What is the best Christmas present? A broken drum, you can't beat it
Other jokes that didn’t make it into the top ten include: “What carol do they sing in the desert? O Camel Ye Faithful” and “How does Santa keep track of all the fireplaces he's visited? He keeps a logbook.”
If that’s not enough hilarity for you, some other stinkers included: “My son asked me to stop singing Oasis songs in public, I said maybe” and “I told my wife she should embrace her mistakes... She gave me a hug”.
A previous survey of 2,000 people by OnePoll also revealed some shockers, including, “Who hides in a bakery at Christmas? A mince spy”, “What do you get if you cross Santa with a duck? A Christmas quacker” and “What's a horse's favourite TV show? Neigh-bours”.
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