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Margaret Thatcher's Funeral: The Funniest Twitter Reactions

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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:


Simon Blackwell
The British do this stuff well - both the pomp & ceremony and the disrespectful piss-taking on Twitter. Long may it continue.

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

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