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Margaret Thatcher's Funeral: The Funniest Twitter Reactions

17/04/2013 13:45 | Updated 17 May 2013
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No sooner had the day broken, than the tweets began. The funny ones, that is. About Margaret Thatcher's funeral.

Yes, Twitter excels at mocking solemn occasions such as this (see also: ITV's 'Splash!') - so there was no escaping the running commentary of jokes, one-liners and witty observations about Baroness Thatcher's send-off. An outpouring of comic relief rather than grief, if you like.

In fact, as comedy writer Simon Blackwell tweeted:

Indeed. So without further ado, here are just some of the funniest tweets we spotted:

Thatcher's Funeral In (Funny) Tweets

Where Thatcher Meets Comedy:

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