Balloon Jokes

I invented a cold air balloon, but it didn't really take off.
I invented a cold air balloon, but it didn't really take off.

The festive period in my house has, in addition to Christmas and New Year, my birthday somewhere between the two, so plenty of parties, and most of the celebratory pun topics have been used up, so here are some balloon jokes as an as of yet unused pun source.  As normal, they come with no guarantee of either hilarity or originality…




I invented a cold air balloon, but it didn’t really take off.


A friend of mine owned a balloon company, but sadly he had to close it. Couldn’t keep up with the cost of inflation.


I know someone who was going to propose using a helium balloon. He popped the question.


I’m not sure whether or not to quit my job as a hot air balloon instructor. It’s all a bit up in the air at the moment.


It turns out the first person who offered me a job as a hot air balloon instructor was talking hot air.


A friend of mine did an awful version of an 80s Classic at karaoke. It went down like 99 lead balloons.


I went on a hot air balloon ride, but we had to stay and help pack it away afterwards. It was a big let down.


What sort of music is bad for balloons? Pop.


I was going to make a balloon weasel but it went pop.


I quit my job in the helium balloon factory. I refused to be spoken to in that tone of voice.


I saw a lion get in to a hot air balloon basket. It caused quite an uproar.


On a lighter note, I tied a letter to a helium balloon.




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