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20+ Pretty Good Jokes About the Workplace

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List RulesJokes 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.

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    Increase my salary

    Increase my salary is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list 20+ Pretty Good Jokes About the Workplace
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    One employee told his boss, "Sir, Increase my salary, I got married recently." The boss replied, "The Company cannot compensate for the accidents happened outside of the company."
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    Pretending

    Pretending is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list 20+ Pretty Good Jokes About the Workplace
    Photo: Zach Klein / Flickr
    "As long as my boss pretends to pay me, I keep on pretending to be working !!"
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    A Clean Desk

    A Clean Desk is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list 20+ Pretty Good Jokes About the Workplace
    Photo: Metaweb / CC-BY
    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) 4 on the list 20+ Pretty Good Jokes About the Workplace
    Photo: César Santiago Molina / Flickr
    If it wasn't for the last minute, nothing would get done.
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