The Best Collection Of History Jokes

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Image Copyright Tony Payne 2017A few of my favourite jokes are in this collection of the Best History Jokes which have been hand picked for you to enjoy.

History used to be one of my favourite subjects at school, so it’s a topic that is close to my heart, but it’s also a great source of inspiration for funny jokes and stories based on historical events, albeit rather twisted to make them humorous.

The castle in this picture is even one of my favourites, Corfe Castle in Dorset on the south coast of England.

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Neanderthal Man

According to archaeologists, Neanderthal man was not fully erect for millions of years. I find that pretty easy to understand though, considering how ugly Neanderthal woman was. Image used under a Collective Commons License from

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The British Museum

A novice insurance agent visited the British Museum, and while he was there, he accidentally knocked over a statue. Hearing the tremendous crash, the museum curator practically ran up to the man and said to him, “That’s a two thousand year old statue that you’ve broken!” The insurance agent replied, […]