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Just For Fun… As Britain Leaves the EU, Here are Some of the Funniest Jokes and Memes About Brexit

Updated: Feb 20, 2020

It's a confusing and divisive time for the financial markets and economy in the UK, and if you are British, whether you are avidly for or against Brexit, how it will all pan out looks - at this point at least - rather uncertain.

But given the rich tradition the British have of making fun of serious topics, there's always humour to be found.

To that end, here are some of the wittier comments on the subject of Brexit.

Please remember, this is just for fun - As previously mentioned, it is such a divisive subject with strong opinions on both sides, and I am not attempting to take sides here – Just trying to lighten the mood with a few jokes and comments from famous and not-so-famous people!

Maybe we should start with a short (and very humourous!) video clip, reminding us of why Britain entered the EU in the first place, nearly 50 years ago, courtesy of the famous BBC TV series "Yes, Minister!"...

"A lot of Leave voters say ‘Stop complaining, it’s democracy!’ Well democracy doesn’t always work. If five people democratically elect to take your iPhone, it’s a mugging."

An Englishman, a Scotsman and an Irishman walk into a bar.

The Englishman wanted to go so they all had to leave.

"I voted Remain, not just for political reasons but because my mum’s moved to Spain and I want her to stay there."

"How about that Brexit, huh? I've haven't seen so many Brits pull out since Madonna was dating."

And on a similar theme…

Why does the Brexiter have so many children? Because he refuses to acknowledge that pulling out never works.

Bond films to last 30% longer with scenes of his passport being more heavily scrutinised between exotic European locales.

Q: With Britain leaving the EU how much space was created? A: Exactly 1GB

VOTERS: we want to give a boat a ridiculous name* UK: no VOTERS: we want to break up the EU and trash the world economy UK: fine

*With reference to “Boaty McBoatface” winning a voters poll by 90,000 votes to be the name for a new multi-million pound British National Environmental Research Commision boat!

And once again, on a similar theme…

Martin Clunes: "Pollsters have detected the nation's almost catatonic with boredom, so they've been trying to liven things up, anyone know how they've been doing that?"

Ian Hislop: "Well, they've been trying to get younger people in by calling the referendum 'Votey McVoteface'."

"I don’t think we should have voted. I can barely rate a film on Netflix, so don’t leave big decisions in my hands. Brexit is a terrible name for it, sounds like cereal you eat when you are constipated."

"Brexit is having a wee in the middle of the room at a house party because nobody is talking to you, and then complaining about the smell."

Have we tried unplugging 2016 waiting ten seconds and plugging it back in?

"Brexit was like the UK got drunk and accidentally unfriended Europe on Facebook."

"'In and out', it's a very hard decision. It's like the other day, my flatmate was making me a peppermint tea, and he said 'would you like bag leaving in, or taken out?' If you leave the bag in, on the whole the cup of tea itself will get stronger, and it might appear that the bag is getting weaker, but it's now part of a stronger cup of tea. Whereas if you take the bag out, the tea's now quite weak, but the bag itself goes directly in the bin."

Brexit Summed Up In Food...

After Brexit, when rapper 50 cent performs in the UK he'll have to appear as £10.00.

"A Brexit deal could take ten years. That's not fair. Most of the people who voted for it could be dead by then." - Gary Lineker

Say goodbye to croissants, people. Delicious croissants. We're stuck with crumpets FOREVER.

Hello, I am from Britain, you know, the one that got tricked by a bus.

How will Christmas Dinner be different after Brexit? No Brussels.

Brexit walks into a bar. The Barman says: “Why the long farce?”

“I’m not afraid of Brexit – they can’t kick all us Germans out of the UK. That would mean the Royal Family would have to leave too. I would like to be on that ferry!”

“You know you are from an Irish Catholic background when ‘Withdrawal Agreement’ means something entirely different..”

How many Brexiters does it take to change a light bulb? None, they are all walked out because they didn't like the way the electrician did it.

Nigel Farage goes into his pub and asks for a pint.

The barman draws it & throws it into his face. “Why did you do that?” Nigel asks.

“'You asked for a pint,” the barman says. “But you didn't say how you wanted it delivered.”

Farage replies: “Okay, I’ll have a pint in a pint glass.” “No. You can't ask again.,” the barman says.

“Why not?” Farage asks… “Democracy,” the barman replies.

What you doing this Easter? - France: "same old same old" - Germany: "the usual" - Belgium: "same but with waffles" - Australia: "fighting spiders, as per" - Finland: "same as always" - Canada: "normal country stuff" - UK: "not a f**king clue"

‘Hardline Tory Brexiteers threaten to go on strike’ — I can just imagine Rees-Mogg warming his hands on a brazier outside the Palace of Westminster and yelling “SCAB” at passing Tory MPs.

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And finally, for the remainers……

Scroll down for some positive Brexit news!! . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Keep going... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . What, you didn't seriously expect to read some did you? :)

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