The 10 Funniest Jokes at Edinburgh Festival Fringe – the funniest 10 jokes at this year’s Edinburgh Festival Fringe have just been announced with Canadian comedian Stewart Francis taking the top spot.
The Dave awards for the funniest jokes at Edinburgh are now in their 5th year. Comedian Tim Vine took the 2nd place this year as he did last year, having won the poll for funniest joke in 2010.
Although Francis mostly appears in Canada and the US he has appeared in several UK tv programmes including Michael McIntyre’s Comedy Roadshow and is a regular on the panel show Mock The Week.
Around 3k people voted for the top jokes this year with Francis picking up 20% of the votes. The 2011 winner of funniest joke was Nick Helm who won for the joke: “I needed a password eight characters long so I picked Snow White and the Seven Dwarves.”
See what you think of this year’s Top 10 Funniest Jokes at Edinburgh Fringe Festival
1) “You know who really gives kids a bad name? Posh and Becks.” –Stewart Francis
2) “Last night me and my girlfriend watched three DVDs back to back. Luckily I was the one facing the telly.” – Tim Vine
3) “I was raised as an only child, which really annoyed my sister.” – Will Marsh
4) “You know you’re working class when your TV is bigger than your book case.” – Rob Beckett
5) “I’m good friends with 25 letters of the alphabet … I don’t know Y.” –Chris Turner
6) “I took part in the sun tanning Olympics – I just got Bronze.” – Tim Vine
7) “Pornography is often frowned upon, but that’s only because I’m concentrating.” – George Ryegold
8) “I saw a documentary on how ships are kept together. Riveting!” –Stewart Francis
9) “I waited an hour for my starter so I complained: ‘It’s not rocket salad.” – Lou Sanders
10) “My mum’s so pessimistic, that if there was an Olympics for pessimism … she wouldn’t fancy her chances.” – Nish Kumar