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Firework Jokes

This week saw the 5th November, when in England the Gunpowder Plot of 1605 is remembered with fireworks and bonfires, so the topic for this week’s one liners and puns is firework jokes. As normal, don’t expect originality or hilarity; some of these are probably older than the Gunpowder Plot…



I’m good at firework displays. I’ve got a flare for it.


I launched my own clothing line this week. I knew I shouldn’t have lit the fireworks near the washing.


Neighbours told me to bring bangers and rocket to their firework party. My sausage and peppery lettuce sandwiches didn’t go down well.


How many aerospace engineers does it take to set fire to your Guy Fawkes night celebrations? None; you don’t have to be a rocket scientist to light a bonfire.


A pyrotechnic expert friend of mine lost his job after the fireworks didn’t go off in the right sequence.  That’s bang out of order.


What’s the most dangerous salad leaf?  A rocket propelled grenade.


Got my friend an unnecessarily large rocket this year.  He’s over the moon.


What do you call a duck who likes watching fireworks? A firequacker.


What do you get if you cross a stegosaurus with a firework?  Dino-myte…


Bought some rocket salad the other day. It went off before I could eat it.


What was Guy Fawkes’ favourite meal?  Bangers and mash.


..and of course, the classic, A battery and a firework were arrested. One was charged, the other let off.



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