Nothing says Christmas quite like the corny jokes in crackers. Here are five classics of the genre discovered by the Green family this Christmas.
Q: What is green, slimy and romantic at Christmas?
A: A mistle-toad!
Q: What game do cows like to play at Christmas?
A: Moo-sical chairs!
Q: What do you call a cat on a beach on Christmas Day?
A: Sandy Claws!
Q: What's a hedgehog's favourite food?
A: Prickled onions!
Q: What do you call two robbers?
A: A pair of nickers!
To find out more about the origins of the Christmas cracker - and the hopeless attempts at humour usually found within - follow this link to get hold of your own copy of Christmas Miscellany: Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Christmas.