Dads are the best. Not only for sharing jewels of wisdom, fixing our broken shelves and always being there when we need them, but ALSO for the greatest (and often cringiest) laughs. The list of things to learn when becoming a father for the first time can be overwhelming, so we thought we’d tick one thing off the list for all our new dads of 2020 and 2021, because honestly guys, you’ve got enough on your plates.
In the run up to Father’s Day 2021 (June 20th FYI) we’ve called upon the Great British nation and some top tier veteran dad-jokers to rank their ultimate favourite dad jokes. But, before we dive into the jokes themselves, here are a couple of fun facts we learnt along the way.
35% of Brits say dad jokes make them feel happy.
12% of us cringe. For Gen Zs the cringe percentage is at an even higher 15%, which is no surprise. If side parts and skinny jeans make them cringe, what hope do dad jokes have? None.
Liverpudlian dads are the funniest (with Birmingham and Cardiff fathers coming in a close second and third).
Norwich dads are at the front of the funny struggle bus (joined at the bottom of the heap with Southampton and Nottingham dads). Don’t worry guys, there’s always hope.
So now, without further ado, here we have the...
*Warning: show this blog to your dad at your own peril. Side effects may include increasing levels of dad jokes. No known cure.*
When it becomes apparent.
Sometimes he even laughs.
They work on many levels.
Because they use a honeycomb.
I'll let you know.
Its days are numbered.
...but then it grew on me.
He felt his presents.
Woke up in the fireplace!
I said maybe…
No, I got them all cut.
Nothing, it just waved.
The bartender says “sorry we don't serve food here.”
Still with us? Bravo my friend, you deserve a medal.
To explore our entire Father’s Day cards & gifts range, and find something that makes Dad chuckle aaaaalmost as much as his own jokes, click here.