Suffolk: Tell us your best jokes! Make us laugh in honour of the 2013 Edinburgh Fringe Festival

Dave's Funniest Joke of the Fringe award winner Rob Auton

Dave's Funniest Joke of the Fringe award winner Rob Auton - Credit: Archant

Calling all Suffolk joke-tellers... Your county needs you!

After the best – and worst – one-liners were revealed at the 2013 Edinburgh Fringe Festival, we are today asking our readers to tell us their favourite jokes.

Comedian Rob Auton’s joke about a chocolate bar was named the funniest joke of the Edinburgh fringe.

He said: “I heard a rumour that Cadbury is bringing out an oriental chocolate bar. Could be a Chinese Wispa.”

Other crackers included:


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“I used to work in a shoe-recycling shop. It was sole-destroying.” Alex Horne.

“My friend told me he was going to a fancy dress party as an Italian island. I said to him ‘Don’t be Sicily’.” Tim Vine.

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“The Pope is a lot like Doctor Who. He never dies, just keeps being replaced by white men.” Phil Wang.

But quips that hung in the air like a bad smell included:

“I once did a gig in a zoo. I got babooned off.” Tim Vine.

“What do you call a pink flower that comes back from the dead? A re-in-carnation.” Nikhil Tiwali.

“90% of baking injuries are stress-related. There are people up and down the country having mental bake-downs.” Pat Cahill.

Now it’s over to you to comment below and give us your best gag. Be warned, though, it may end up in the roll of shame...

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