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Funny Christmas gifts: What to buy for the joker in your life

Funny Christmas gifts: What to buy for the joker in your life
21 Sep
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We all know one. A joker, a prankster, a Chandler Bing.

Their witty bon mots have us crying with laughter, but of all our friends and family members it’s the funny ones who can be the trickiest to shop for.

But despair not. We’ve rounded up 20 lighthearted gifts that’ll be sure to tap into their sense of humour.

Won’t it be nice to make them laugh for a change. 

1.  Dad Jokes Box

£7.99, Prezzybox

Dad Jokes Box

Dad Jokes Box

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Prezzybox

Let’s face it, they probably tell a lot of ‘dad jokes’ so why not add to their repertoire with this handy box of gags? We accept that you may live to regret this.

2.  Sunny Life Inflatable Rainbow Slip ‘n’ Slide

£45, John Lewis

Sunny Life Inflatable Rainbow Slip 'n' Slide

Sunny Life Inflatable Rainbow Slip ‘n’ Slide

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John Lewis

Jokers are big kids at heart so they’ll be desperate to break out this inflatable slip ‘n’ slide as soon as possible. In fact we wouldn’t put it past them to set it up on Boxing Day for some chilly thrills.

3.  Comedy Night for Two

£15, Virgin Experience Days

Comedy Night for Two

Comedy Night for Two

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Virgin experience Days

If they act like a stand up comedian whenever they’re holding court, then treat them to a night out to watch the professionals in action.

4.  SkinnyDip London Holy Water Hip Flask

£15, SkinnyDip London

SkinnyDip London Holy Water Hip Flask

SkinnyDip London Holy Water Hip Flask

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SkinnyDip

You’ve got to love a sassy slogan and this hip flask will provide the LOLs for your funny friend. They’ll be able to riff about the Virgin Mary and Virgin Mojitos for hours.

5. Instant Poetry Journal

£10, Urban Outfitters

Instant Poetry

Instant Poetry

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Urban Outfitters

This tongue in cheek book will help them craft poetry from their one-liners. Haikus, limericks and sonnets can all benefit from a joke or two and maybe they’ll actually discover a talent they never knew they had.

6. Typo Llama pen

£3.50, ASOS

Typo Llama Pen

Typo Llama Pen

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ASOS

This is cute and will contribute to the air of whimsy that no doubt surrounds them at the office.

7.  Chocolate Brussels Sprouts

£9.99, Prezzybox

Chocolate Brussels Sprouts

Chocolate Brussels Sprouts

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Prezzybox

They look like Brussels Sprouts but are made from white chocolate. Imagine the fun they’ll have offering them around pretending they’re the real thing.

8.  Upside Down Wine Glass

£9.99, Find Me A Gift

Upside Down Wine Glass

Upside Down Wine Glass

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Find Me A Gift

It’s an upside down wine glass. That’s it. It is its own joke.

9.  So You Think You’re A Millennial

£9.99, Waterstone’s

So You Think You're A Millennial?

So You Think You’re A Millennial?

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Waterstone’s

If your wag of a mate is middle aged and loves a good moan about the snowflake generation then they’ll lap this up. If, on the other hand, they’re a millennial then Jo Hoare’s book should get them chuckling in recognition at the accurate description of their own kind. 

10.  Mermaid Tears Vodka

£39.99, Firebox

Mermaid Tears Vodka

Mermaid Tears Vodka

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Firebox

A gag-tastic addition to a wannabe comedian’s drinks trolley.

11.  World’s Smallest Voice Changer

£9, John Lewis

World's Smallest Voice Changer

World’s Smallest Voice Changer

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John Lewis

This mini voice changer will distort and amplify their jokes in four different voices. Again you may regret buying this… But they’ll love it.

12.  Fake News Stamp

£9.99, Firebox

Fake News Stamp

Fake News Stamp

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Firebox

To be fair we can think of a few things we’d like to use this Fake News stamp on and your witty companion will no doubt have a field day branding all and sundry too.

13.  Fizz Gin Pong

£8.99, ASOS

Fizz Gin Pong Set

Fizz Gin Pong Set

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ASOS

A jokester will always be the first to suggest a game at any gathering so give them the tools (if not the gin) to instigate a game of gin pong. More sophisticated than beer pong and less basic than Prosecco pong.

14.  50 Totally Stupid Real-Life Reasons To Work Out

£9.95, ASOS

50 Totally Stupid Real Life Reasons To Work Out

50 Totally Stupid Real Life Reasons To Work Out

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ASOS

Are there any non-stupid reasons to work out?

15.  King or Queen for the Day Inflatable Crown

£3.99, Find Me A Gift

Inflatable Crown

Inflatable Crown

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Find Me A Gift

Cue jokes about you being their servant and a requirement for curtsies.

16.  Fresh Face personalised air freshener

£14.99, Firebox

Fresh Face Air Fresheners

Fresh Face Air Fresheners

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Firebox

Their face on a car air freshener. Pure LOLs. Oh and they come in five tempting scents; Bacon, Coffee, Fresh Linen, Island Breeze, and New Car Smell. But of course.

17.  Areaware Turquoise Bracelet Flask

£38.50, Oliver Bonas

Areaware Turquoise Bracelet Flask

Areaware Turquoise Bracelet Flask

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Oliver Bonas

A bracelet that doubles up as a flask? Who wouldn’t want to find one of these in their stocking on Christmas morning?

18.  Kikkerland Mini Karaoke Microphone 

£10, Urban Outfitters

Kikkerland Mini Karaoke Microphone

Kikkerland Mini Karaoke Microphone

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Urban Outfitters

This mini mic will plug into their smartphone and once they’ve downloaded the corresponding app, they’ll be able to sing along to their favourite tunes for the pleasure of everyone around them. Karaoke on the move.

19.  Middle Class Problems

£6.99, Prezzybox

Middle Class Problems

Middle Class Problems

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Prezzybox

From M&S croutons to ‘croissant headaches’, this hilarious book delves into the non-real issues faced by the middle classes. How do we cope when the quinoa runs out? Whether your joker friend is middl