20+ Pretty Good Jokes About the Workplace

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List Criteria: Jokes about the workplace, office politics, working, jobs, bosses, desks, etc.

List of office jokes and humor, culled from TV shows, films, stand-up comedy and pop culture. These one-liners and humorous anecdotes look at office humor from a variety of perspectives, and try to find humor in wry observations, through irony and sarcasm, and even just by being silly. Human beings love to laugh, and being able to notice life's little absurdities can make even bad days seem a bit cheerier. Some of these jokes about the office are designed with that in mind, from amusing little witticisms to obscure references to puns. Others take a more satirical approach to workplace humor, mining hypocrisy and criticism for laughs.

The jokes on this page take many forms and are written in different formats. Some have a very traditional set-up/punchline style, with the set-up in bold and the punchline written smaller in the space below. Others are more like mini-stories or scenarios, in which case they've simply been broken up in a way that's convenient and easy to read. Go through them all and vote for your favorites! Office jokes and one liners are always are a fun way to diffuse any tension in the work place and hey, they're even pretty funny.

What are the best office jokes? Take a look here and you'll see.
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    Work proverbs

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    The early bird may get the worm, but the second mouse gets the cheese in the trap.
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    Must be flexible at work

    Must be flexible at work is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list 20+ Pretty Good Jokes About the Workplace
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    On many occasions, you'll be asked to bend over and grab your ankles.
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    Apply in person

    Apply in person is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list 20+ Pretty Good Jokes About the Workplace
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    If you’re old, fat or ugly you’ll be told the position has been filled.
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    A Clean Desk

    A Clean Desk is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list 20+ Pretty Good Jokes About the Workplace
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    A clean desk is a sign of a cluttered desk drawer.
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    Murphy's law on work

    Murphy's law on work is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list 20+ Pretty Good Jokes About the Workplace
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    If it wasn't for the last minute, nothing would get done.
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    Management Funda

    Management Funda is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list 20+ Pretty Good Jokes About the Workplace
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    "We will do it" means "You will do it."
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    Pretending

    Pretending is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list 20+ Pretty Good Jokes About the Workplace
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    "As long as my boss pretends to pay me, I keep on pretending to be working !!"
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    Mistakes

    Mistakes is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list 20+ Pretty Good Jokes About the Workplace
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    If our boss makes a mistake, It is our mistake.
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