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'I have a joke about': the 12 best punchlines from the Twitter trend

It's a simple formula, but it works

The 'I have a joke' Twitter trend has erupted over the weekend. Twitter
The 'I have a joke' Twitter trend has erupted over the weekend. Twitter

Over the weekend, Twitter users have been sharing their best one-liners as a new joke trend went viral.

The “I have a joke” trend erupted on the social media platform after a number of high-profile accounts got in on the action.

Like the distant cousin of a classic “knock knock” joke, the premise is simple: the joke centres around a pun or a play on words, delivering a simple, yet effective punchline.

Here are some of the best:

From the political...

... to the dad joke variety ...

... and the truly relatable

Actor George Takei got in on the action

As did Michael McKean

And Brent Spiner

Not even Ikea was safe

So far, there have been thousands of jokes shared, so if you are in the mood for a laugh, there are plenty to keep you busy. Simply search "I have a joke about" or "I had a joke about" on Twitter.

We'll leave you with a few more of the best:

And finally, a little jab at Twitter itself...

Updated: July 26, 2020 01:17 PM

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