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100+ Funny Jokes for the Holidays

'Tis the season to snicker! These holiday jokes celebrate the funny side of the festive season.

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Holiday Jokes That Are Sure to Make You Smile

Just Desserts

Q: Did you hear about the man who stole an Advent Calendar?
A: He got 25 days.

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Choose Your Own Spelling

Me: [Searches ‘Chanukah’]
Google: Did you mean Hanukkah?

Check out these fascinating Hanukkah facts.

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Hip Hop Holiday

Q: What kind of Christmas music do elves like?
A: Wrap music!

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The Most Punderful Time of the Year

You: I love this time of year!
Me: You mean you ‘ove’ it.
You: What?
Me: Because there’s Noël. —@tiemoose

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Polar Opposites

People act like the North Pole and the South Pole are exactly the same, but really, there’s a whole world of difference between them.

For more grins (and groans), check out our favourite bad dad jokes.

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Avian Obsession

“The Twelve Days of Christmas” is completely unrealistic. There is no way that you’re still accepting gifts from someone after four days of birds. —@TweetPotato314

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Famous Last Words

“Let’s go get a Christmas tree!” — A divorce story. —@sarcasticmommy4

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Achievable Goals

I bought a treadmill because my New Year’s resolution is to have more things to put my laundry on. —@danwlin

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Holiday Hit

“All that time spent selecting and decorating, and a week after [Christmas], you see the tree by the side of the road, like a mob hit. A car slows down, a door opens, and a tree rolls out.” —Jerry Seinfeld

Here’s what you should really do with your Christmas tree after the holidays.

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Frosty Gets Fit

Q: What do you call a snowman with a six pack?
A: An abdominal snowman.

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Feline Friends

I don’t know who’s worse, the people who sign their cats’ names on Christmas cards or the cats who refuse to sign. —@Cpin42

Don’t miss our collection of funny cat GIFs.

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Holiday Jokes From the World’s Worst Office Parties

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon asked people to submit their worst Christmas office party stories. Here’s what people sent in:

  • I stayed sober to avoid embarrassing myself in front of my coworkers. Then my heel broke, and I fell into the punch bowl.
  • My boss ordered two pizzas for 15 employees, then ate one all by herself.
  • My coworker got so drunk, he asked his girlfriend whether she was single. She said yes.
  • I did a Secret Santa gift exchange; mine got me a can of creamed corn.
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Two in One

My kids: Can we decorate for Christmas now?!
Me: Sure. [Puts Santa hat on pumpkin.] —@Manda_like_wine

It doesn’t have to be October 31st to find these Halloween jokes funny.

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Q: What did the peanut butter say to the grape on Christmas?
A: ‘Tis the season to be jelly!

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Fast Wrapper

My wife: How many presents did you get wrapped?
Me [proudly]: Four.
Wife: In an hour?
Me: They were oddly shaped. —@dejavudad

Here’s how to wrap Christmas presents like a pro.

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Peace and Quiet

Q: What’s a parent’s favourite Christmas carol?
A: Silent night! —Via

Read the heartwarming story of how one night of carolling brought a small town together.

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One Step at a Time

I like to put up Christmas decorations in stages. This is the stage where I sit on the couch with lasagna and stare at the boxes. —@AbbyHasIssues

Don’t miss these inspired holiday decorating ideas from across Canada.

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Create Your Own Carol

How to make a Christmas song:

  1. Add sleigh bells
  2. That’s it, you’re done —@MaxxSIO

Can you guess the oldest Christmas carol? (Hint: It’s not Silent Night!)

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Mistaken Identity

Our new neighbours thought our Wi-Fi network was our last name. So when they gave us a Christmas card, they addressed it to “The Linksys Family.” —via

Here are some helpful hints on what to write in a Christmas card this year.

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Starting Strong

My New Year’s resolution is to be more assertive, if that’s ok with you guys? —@megankcomedy

Check out more funny tweets that are sure to make you smile.

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Bad Behaviour

Q: Which of Santa’s reindeer has the worst manners?
A: Rude-olph!

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Bought or Borrowed

To all those who received a book from me as a Christmas present…they’re due back at the library tomorrow. —@kellywithawhy

Here’s how to master the art of re-gifting.

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Academy Award Winner

My performance in “I’m so sad I can’t make it to your Christmas party” is already generating Oscar buzz. —@RobinMcCauley

Here are the best movies on Netflix Canada right now.

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The First Noel

Q: What did Adam say the day before Christmas?
A: It’s Christmas, Eve!

Cozy up to the best virtual fireplaces on TV and online.

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Why Stop at 12?

On the 13th day of Christmas, my true love said to me, “I think I might be a hoarder.” Jen Statsky, writer

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Master Forger

For the longest time, I thought my mother, father, and cat all had the same handwriting. Then I found out Mom was just signing cards for all of them. Michelle Wolf, comedian

These cat jokes are paws-itively hilarious!

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Sweet Dreams

Q: What does the Gingerbread Man use to make his bed?
A: Cookie sheets!

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Putting Faces to the Names

The office holiday party is a great place to meet everyone you’ve been emailing from ten feet away. —@someecards

If you got a kick out of that one, you’ll love these funny work cartoons.

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Selling Out

Jeez, did Santa’s agent turn down a single commercial? —Jim Gaffigan, comedian

These Christmas brain teasers will give your grey matter a workout.

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Second Chances

For those of you who have already failed your New Year’s resolution, like I have, there is always the Chinese New Year to try again. —@ThomasPankonin

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Seasonal Syntax

Q: What do you call Santa’s helpers?
A: Subordinate Clauses.

Ready to put your vocabulary to the test? See if you can match these Christmas words with their proper definitions.

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Comfort Food

I understand now why Hanukkah happens when it does. We could all use a little light right now. And fried stuff. —Jess Zimmerman, editor

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Baa Humbug

Q: What’s a sheep’s favourite Christmas song?
A: Fleece Navidad.

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Literally Christmas

It was the beginning of December. I noticed my four-year-old putting on her hat and coat, so I asked her where she was going. She said she wanted to see if Christmas was really just around the corner. —Lynn Krochak

Check out these funny tweets every parent can relate to.

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Time for a Rewrite?

Think how much more exciting “Dreidel, Dreidel, Dreidel” would be if they’d written it after the dreidel was dry and ready. —@Mikelffingwell

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Gone to the Dogs

My mom is angry with me for letting the dogs see their presents before tomorrow morning. Apparently, I ruined their Christmas. —@akfarizel

Here are 25 dog jokes that’ll leave you howling with laughter.

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Going for Broke

Q: What do you call a bankrupt Santa?
A: Saint Nickel-less.

Read up on the fascinating origins of Santa Claus.

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Santa on the Brain

Christmas: the time when everyone gets Santamental.

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The Ultimate Gift

One of my four nephews just brought me wine and said, “Here’s your Christmas juice,” and now he’s the one I’m leaving everything to. —@Kendragarden

Check out these uniquely Canadian holiday traditions.

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Chimney Sweep

Q: What’s red and white and falls down chimneys?
A: Santa Klutz.

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