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Edinburgh Festival 2019: Top 10 jokes revealed by Dave

This year's top puns and gags have been confirmed

The Edinburgh Fringe
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The best joke of the Edinburgh Fringe (as well as the other top nine) has been revealed by Dave as part of this year's Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Given out annually and now in its 12th year, the "Funniest Joke of The Fringe" award was given to Olaf Falafel for his food-based pun: "I keep randomly shouting out 'Broccoli' and 'Cauliflower' - I think I might have florets".

It is from Falafel's show It's One Giant Leek For Mankind at the Pear Tree. The final winner was voted for by the public after an initial shortlist was announced.

The top ten are listed below:

"I keep randomly shouting out 'Broccoli' and 'Cauliflower' - I think I might have florets" - Olaf Falafel

"Someone stole my antidepressants. Whoever they are, I hope they're happy" - Richard Stott

"What's driving Brexit? From here it looks like it's probably the Duke of Edinburgh" - Milton Jones

"A cowboy asked me if I could help him round up 18 cows. I said, 'Yes, of course. - That's 20 cows'" - Jake Lambert

"A thesaurus is great. There's no other word for it" - Ross Smith

"Sleep is my favourite thing in the world. It's the reason I get up in the morning" - Ross Smith

"I accidentally booked myself onto an escapology course; I'm really struggling to get out of it" - Adele Cliff

"After learning six hours of basic semaphore, I was flagging - Richard Pulsford

"To be or not to be a horse rider, that is Equestrian" - Mark Simmons

"I've got an Eton-themed advent calendar, where all the doors are opened for me by my dad's contacts" - Ivo Graham

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