Whomever you blame, Kim Jong Il was viewed by many of us rather less as 'the menacing supreme Leader of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea', and more as 'a figure of fun'.
As a result, Twitter is, naturally, going to town - and here are some of its very best jokes so far about our dearly departed dictator. And his son, Kim Jong Un. Who clearly has got some very small shoes to fill.
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