AS A PSYCHOLOGIST, I have always found the concept of speed dating fascinating.
During a series of mini dates, each spanning no more than a couple of minutes, participants in a speed-dating event evaluate a succession of eligible singles.
Better still, they each come with their own cringeworthy Christmas joke.
So don your Christmas hat and prepare for some side-splitting laughs because we’ve got our favourite Top 20 Christmas Cracker Jokes to get you in the festive spirit!
Stephen: Oh, you’re just not meeting the right people.
You know, where they find the perfect partner for you. And besides, I don’t want a computer to make decisions for me.
They allow us all to share in a collective groan at the predictable – yet undoubtedly funny – clichés.
These decorated dinner creations, filled with exciting gifts and a colourful Christmas hat, make a fantastic addition to Christmas dinners and parties.
“A social café seemed to be the perfect way to create a space to meet and be inspired by strangers you wouldn’t otherwise meet,” said Celia Beketa, fifth-year commerce student and organizer of the event.
For example, in 1850, it was not considered good manners to make or tell jokes to someone you wanted a relationship with.
Modern speed daters use jokes and comedy in general as a tool for getting to know their date.
I think they just take your money and match you up with the first person who comes along.
Where you meet lots of different people in one night.
Don’t you just LOVE a terrible Christmas cracker joke?