Keep Calm and Carry On. We’ve all heard this WW2 motivational phrase, right? Well, it seems that the British have never truly forgotten it and it shows, especially with the global coronavirus pandemic continuing to spread and the quarantine in full effect.

It looks like nothing, not even Covid-19, can dampen Brits’ sense of humor. Bored Panda has collected some of the most hilarious tweets to show you that Brits are hilarious no matter how bad the situation really is. So enjoy and remember to upvote your faves, dear Pandas!

The UK is currently in its fourth week of quarantine and Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been discharged from intensive care on Sunday. There might be some good news this Thursday, too because the government will review whether the situation is sufficiently under control to relax social distancing measures a bit.

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Nea
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1 year ago

You are being MEAN to JEAN!

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Nea
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1 year ago

London has been industrialised for too long for nature to even remember it.

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Hans
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1 year ago

It is because of you! >:-)

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It might seem peculiar that people are laughing and having fun while the coronavirus has killed more than 10,000 people in the UK. However, it’s incredibly important to maintain your sense of humor during a crisis. For example, British comedian and writer David Baddiel told The Atlantic’s Tom McTague that people always turn to comedy during difficult times. Even if that means poking fun at the coronavirus which some people can find offensive or insensitive.

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Hans
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1 year ago

Yes please!

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Hans
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1 year ago

Looks delicious. Worth the effort!

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Foxxy (The Original)
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1 year ago

I think your daughter is faulty

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“People want jokes,” Baddiel explained. “Partly because jokes are a relief, and they take the edge off danger; partly because they are a way of processing the experience; and yes, partly because this is a massive shared experience. We can't really do much about these things, but we can laugh in the face of them. In a godless society, it's the one eternal victory we have.”

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Sel Bonda
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1 year ago

Bwaha..ha..ha..thats Venus-20 working inside you!

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Nash Nopper
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1 year ago

awwww

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Carrie de Luka
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1 year ago

Meh, shape doesn't matter but that looks dry af.

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Meanwhile, British Australian comedian Tim Minchin told McTague that he agrees with Baddiel’s conclusions. “We don’t laugh at scary things because we don’t understand their seriousness. We laugh because they’re serious. Making jokes gives us a sense of power over the threat.”

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Nawal Wali
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1 year ago

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Rissie
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1 year ago

That made me chuckle.

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Nash Nopper
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1 year ago

HAHAHHAHAAHAH well...

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Both comedians think that joking about serious things is not inappropriate. In their opinion, the people who talk about jokes being inappropriate are dealing with the situation by trying to control things in a different way.

“Their weapon is signaling their moral purity,” Minchin said before adding, “Both the clowns and the virtuous can at times be bores or boors or bullies.” In other words, both comedians and “serious” individuals have their pros and cons and neither is better than the other. But one thing’s for certain—not even 2020 will make Brits lose their sense of humor.

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Kaisu
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1 year ago

Also he wasn't alive during the blitz so maybe don't compare the current situation to stuff you haven't even experienced

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Nea
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1 year ago

Seriously, all i think nowadays is why dont we hav smart utensils that cook, clean and sort by themsleves. Why dont i hav a sepf cleaning house...why did we have to go to moon instead?

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SeamusRGN
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1 year ago

Irish not british. 1.yes there is a difference 2. yes i am sensitive. read a history book sometime to find out why. 3. no the british isles are not a thing unless you are talking about migrating fish stocks or birds 4. not a compliment 5. not british

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Carrie de Luka
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1 year ago

I like the sheep in the playgrounds and on the children's roundabouts.

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Sel Bonda
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1 year ago

Tough times, tin tuna times!

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Foxxy (The Original)
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1 year ago

Hahaha, too funny.

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Hans
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1 year ago

Hans Pro tip: always use a background picture or background blurring!

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Foxxy (The Original)
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1 year ago

Some people just don’t listen.

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Wottermehlon Doge
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1 year ago

am i the only one that has seen this at least 70 times in different posts?

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Wottermehlon Doge
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1 year ago

the Trojan Duck...what a lovely sight

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Nea
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1 year ago

Nah, not really

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Colin L
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1 year ago

We know.

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Hans
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1 year ago

This is disgusting.

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Nash Nopper
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1 year ago

oh nooo... that's mean!

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Sel Bonda
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1 year ago

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Black coffee please...

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Hans
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1 year ago

Yes, it is, because people rub it for a living abnd thereby fear their financial downfall.

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It Team
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1 year ago

Not British Dublin Ireand

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Chris Jones
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1 year ago

I didn't get this message!! Gutted I missed vital news.

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