Humour in the Best of the Web UK Directory


Archers News

Provides news updates on issues such as BO legislation on London Transport, U2 The Edge's frozen pizza, and engineering advancements on the BMW shark fin.

Ask Murdoch

Spoof search engine page which allows the user to pose a question to Rupert Murdoch.

BBC: Essex Girls

Offers an explanation of how and when Essex girl jokes started along with how to recognise an Essex girl and a selection of jokes.

BFI Screen Online: British Sense of Humour Tour

Examines the quirks of British humour, from class to politics, with accompanying video clips from famous moments in British film and television.

British Jokes and Humour

Provides a selection of jokes with a distinctly British flavour.

British Mathematical Humour

Offers a list of funny quotations allegedly compiled from mathematicians at Cambridge University. Originally posted on rec.humor.funny.

Daily Mail: The Death of British Humour

Article by Leo McKinstry arguing that the British people are losing their traditional sense of humour following an upsurge in political correctness. Published in September 2006.

The Daily Mash

Providing daily satirical news, views and opinion. thedailymash

Entrances to Hell

Tongue in cheek visual catalogue of doorways to hell in the UK.

Presents articles, reviews, interviews, jokes, news, pictures, games, and quizzes.

Grumpy Old Sod

Features commentary on an irreverent collection of things which make the British really, really cross - filed under headings such as "students", "the bl**dy environment" and "the mess we're in".

How Motorways Work

An insight into the driving behaviour of motorway users in the UK.

How Much Toilet Paper?

Created by London based student software developer Ben Sassoon and artist Sam Harris after they had a discussion about how much toilet paper they each used on a day to day basis and how that would change during the pandemic.

Keep Calm and Carry On

Parody site which allows users to generate their own versions of the famous Keep Calm and Carry On war time poster.

Monologues at Make ‘Em Laugh!

Collection of monologues, humorous recitations and poetry by various people.

News Thump

Presenting satirical stories and articles relating to current affairs across the UK.

Private Eye

News and current affairs magazine with a blend of humour, social and political observations and investigative journalism.

The UK Department of Social Scrutiny

Satirical parody of the British Government's red tape and bureaucracy. Includes site history, fake ID card application forms, and a humorous take on social security news.

UK National Laughter Festival and Championships

Festival showcasing the explosive and amazing possibilities of laughter (and therapeutic laughter).

Utterly Obscure British Car Humour

Features vintage car mock-ups with humorous slogans.

We Buy Any

Spoof website mimicking a well known advert and offering to give a valuation of your cat.

Source of Welsh jokes, stories, one liners, humour.

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