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Best One Liners

Best One Liners – The Best 1 Line Jokes of All-Time

Our list of the best one line jokes of all time are curated by the bunch of comedians that make up the ADDucation team. However you can have your say by sharing your best one liners in the comments below. Make us laugh and we’ll add your best 1 liner to the main ADDucation one line jokes list.

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Best One Liners / One Line JokesJoke SourceTags / Topics1 Line Joke Notes
Have you heard the one about the man who kept shouting “broccoli” and “cauliflower”? He thought he might have florets.Olaf Falafelfood, vegetablesSwedish surrealist. Best joke at Edinburgh Fringe, 2019 #EdFringe
A jump-lead walks into a bar. The barman says “I’ll serve you, but don’t start anything”bar, transport
If you lend someone $20 and never see that person again, it was probably worth, money
A horse goes into a bar. The barman says “Why the long face?”relationships, animals
What do you call a mushroom that goes into a bar and buys everybody a drink? – A fungi* to be, food*fungi = “fun guy”
Everyone seems normal until you get to know them.people
I was raised as an only child – which really annoyed my sister.Will Marshpeople, familyBritish comedian
Bring me a crocodile sandwich and make it snappy!food, animalsOne of the classic best one liners.
Two peanuts walk into a bar, one was, foodassaulted = a salted peanut
Always remember that you’re unique, just like everyone else.relationships, people
A sandwich walks into a bar. The barman says, “Sorry we don’t serve food in here”bar, food
I told a girl she had drawn her eyebrows on too high. She looked surprised.think twice, people
A dyslexic penguin walks into a, clothing, animalsThere are many variations on this theme.
I recently replaced our bed with a trampoline – my wife hit the roof when she found out!people, relationships, marriage
Two fish are in a tank. One turns to the other and asks “How do I drive this thing?”animals, transport
I’ll never forget what my late uncle said to me, he said, I’m sorry I’m latemacabre, death, family
I’m not being condescending. I’m too busy thinking about far more important things you wouldn’t understand.Jimmy Carrthink twiceBritish comedian
Venison’s dear isn’t it?Jimmy Carrthink twice, animalsBritish comedian
You know what I want to try? Fried beans, because maybe they’re just as good and we’re wasting time.Mitch Hedbergfood, time
So she phones me last night, and says “Come on over, no one’s home!” I got there, and there was no one home.Rodney Dangerfieldrelationships
A man walks into a zoo. The only animal in the entire zoo is a dog. It’s a shih tzu.animalstzu = zoo
It’s hard explaining puns to kleptomaniacs because they’re always taking things literally.think twice, stealing
I organized a threesome last night. There were a few no-shows, but I still had fun.relationships
Have you ever got half way through eating a horse and thought, I’m not as hungry as I thought I was?animals, food
I don’t have a girlfriend, but I do know a girl who would get angry if she heard me say that.Mitch Hedbergrelationships
I want to die like my Grandfather did, peacefully in his sleep. Not screaming in terror like his passengers.Jack Handey / Bob Monkhousemacabre, people
Spent the last three days alone trying to learn escapology. I need to get out more.Pete Firmanpeople, jobsEdinburgh Fringe, 2016 #EdFringe
Did I already tell you the Déjà vu joke?think twice
I know a guy who’s addicted to brake fluid. He says he can stop anytime.motoring, addictionOne of ADDucation’s favorite best one liners.
“We don’t serve time travelers here,” said the bartender. A time traveler walks into a, time travel
Ok, so what if I don’t know what Armageddon means it’s not the end of the world.vocabulary, word play, world
A man walks past a fridge and thinks he can hear onions singing Bee Gee’s songs but on opening the fridge he discovered it was only the chives talkin’food, music, kitchenOne of our friend Rachel’s best one liners :/
As I suspected, someone has been adding soil to my garden. The plot thickens.Maurice Mossgardening, think twicePlayed by Richard Ayoade in The IT Crowd
What’s the difference between ignorance and apathy? Don’t know, don’t care.think twice
A priest, a rabbi, and an imam walk into a bar and the bartender says to them, “what is this… a joke?”bar, religion
No one turned up to the first meeting of my Sarcasm Club – despite loads of people saying how much they were looking forward to it…Milton JonespeopleOne of Milton Jones best one liners.
Did you hear about the mathematician who was afraid negative numbers? He (or she) would stop at nothing to avoid them.maths
The first guy who persuaded a blind person they needed sunglasses – he must have been a hell of a salesman.Jimmy CarrsalesBritish comedian
I didn’t know my dad was a construction site thief, but when I got home all the signs were there.people, jobs
I installed a skylight in my apartment… the people who live above me are furious.Steven WrighthomeAmerican comedian
Dad always said that laughter is the best medicine, which I guess is why several of us died from tuberculosis.Jack Handeymacabre, health
The secret of getting ahead is getting started.Mark Twainthink twice
The worst thesaurus in the world isn’t just useless, it’s useless.wordplay, literature
Quotation, noun: The act of repeating erroneously the words of another. The words erroneously repeated.Ambrose Biercethink twiceAmerican writer and satirist. From: The Devil’s Dictionary
The world champion tongue twister just got arrested and was given a really tough sentence.tongue twister, language
When you’ve seen one shopping center you’ve seen a mall.wordplay, shopping
I’d rather have a full bottle in front of me than a full frontal, wordplay, healthOne of the classic best one liners ever.
A short fortune teller escaped from prison – a small medium is at large.wordplay, prison
Besides that, Mrs Lincoln, how was the rest of the play?think twice, president
All those who believe in psychokinesis… raise my hand.Steven Wrightspecial powersAmerican comedian
He had a photographic memory which was never developed.wordplay, photography
I was watching a dog chasing its tail thinking “dogs are easily amused” and then I realized I was watching a dog chasing its tail.animals, think twice
I’ll never forget my grandfather’s last words to me before he kicked the bucket. He looked me in the eyes and said, “Son, how far do you think I can kick this bucket?”family, death
I’m reading a book about anti-gravity – I can’t put it down.physics, scienceOne of the best one liners about physics.
I went up to the airport information desk and said: “How many airports are there in the world?”Jimmy Carrtravel, planesBritish comedian
On the other hand, you have different fingers.wordplay, body
A woman walks into a bar and says I’d like a double entendre, so the barman gave her, think twice
It’s not that I’m afraid to die, I just don’t want to be there when it happens.Woody Allendeath, movie quotesMovie “Without Feathers” 1975
Schrodinger’s cat walks into a bar… and doesn’, physics, science, think twice
The crows seemed to be calling his name, thought Caw.Jack Handeywordplay, animals
I’ve been happily married for four years… out of a total of ten.Mark Watsonpeople, relationshipsEdinburgh Fringe, 2016
Who designed King Arthur’s round table? Sir Cumference of course!mythology, mathematics, wordplay
The past, the present and the future walk into a bar. It was, grammar, time travelOne of the best one liners about time travel.
I intend to live forever. So far, so good.Steven Wrightpeople, lifeAmerican comedian
I never forget a face, but in your case I’d be glad to make an exception.Groucho Marxrelationships, peopleOne of the classic best one liners ever.
The first rule of Tautology Club is the first rule of Tautology Club.think twice
Is it possible to mistake schizophrenia for telepathy, I hear you ask.Jordan Brookesthink twice, health
Santa’s helpers are subordinate clauses.grammar, ChristmasOne of the best one liners about grammar.
The worst time to have a heart attack is during a game of charades.Demetri Martinthink twice, health
I’m on a whiskey diet. I’ve lost three days already.Tommy Cooperdiets, drinks
When I was a little kid we had a quicksand box. I was an only child… eventually.Steven Wrightmacabre, people, familyAmerican comedian
I haven’t slept for ten days, because that would be too long.Mitch Hedbergsleep, health
There are two secrets to success in life. First of all, don’t tell all you know…life & death, think twiceOne of the best one liners to leave hanging…
Some people say I’m too vague, but you know how the saying goes…think twice, people
My therapist says I have a preoccupation with vengeance. We’ll see about that…Stewart Francispeople, therapyCanadian comedian, now that’s a site for sore eyes…think twice, eye health
I bought some Armageddon beer, on the bottle it said Best before the End.think twice, drinksOne of the best one liners about Armageddon.
Crime in multi-storey car parks is wrong on so many different levels…motoring, crime
Is it possible to mistake schizophrenia for telepathy, I hear you ask.Jordan Brookesthink twice, mental health, special powersEdinburgh Fringe, 2016
‘The crows seemed to be calling his name,’ thought Caw.Jack Handeybirds, paranoia
I got a belt on that’s holding up my pants, and the pants have belt loops that hold up the belt. What’s going on here? Who is the real hero?puzzle, think twice
I went to a restaurant with my friend, and he said, “Pass the salt.” I said, “Screw you! Sit closer to the salt.”people

“Start every day off with a smile and get it over with” One of the best one liners ever by American comedian W. C. Fields.

  • This list of best one liners of all time is curated by A C, last updated August 26, 2019.
  • Do you know the original source for any of these best one liners? Help us reach 100 best one liners ever by sharing your favorite one line joke in the comments below – if we like your favorite one liner we’ll add it to the main list – thank you!

3 responses to “Best One Liners”

  1. Avatar Gillian Vanderstelt says:

    This website was… how do I say it? Relevant!! Finally I’ve found something which helped me. Thanks!|

  2. Avatar JC says:

    Thanks Percy, it was one of our friends favorite one-liners, I’ll let her know you’re not impressed.

  3. Avatar Percy says:

    This: “A man walks past a fridge and thinks he can hear onions singing Bee Gee’s songs but on opening the fridge he discovered it was only the chives talkin’”… what the hell is that doing in your list? Kudos for many of the rest, but sheeshhhh!

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