Eeh, there's a few funny folk in Yorkshire.

And we're not just talking about Bob Mortimer, Vic Reeves, Michael Palin, Leigh Francis (you may know him as Keith Lemon) and Michael Palin, who all hail from God's own country.

We asked for your favourite Yorkshire jokes — rib -ticklers that you would need a proper accent to understand.

To celebrate Yorkshire Day on August 1, we've round up the best ones here — have a read and share them with your mates!

Here's some reyt good Yorkshire jokes:

You can't beat a bit of Yorkshire humour
You can't beat a bit of Yorkshire humour
  • What time do cafes open in Barnsley? Summat to ayt!

  • Mamma Mia: classic ABBA song or a Yorkshire kid telling his mum he's arrived?

  • Jane Fonda comes to Huddersfield to give an aerobics class for all the well-to-do ladies.
    "OK ladies," she says, "let's start with a warm-up. Hands on thighs!"
    And the ladies, in unison, put their hands over their eyes!

  • When I were a lad we 'ad a Christmas pudding that were SO big we 'ad t;cook it in t'bath tub. I should know — I was in t'bath at t'time!

    Yorkshire: home of a different kind of bath bomb
    Yorkshire: home of a different kind of bath bomb
  • Wrigleys have launched a new website where you can order chewing gum online. It's called!

  • A Yorkshireman's wife sadly passes away. He decides to have the words 'She Were Thine' engraved on her headstone.
    He calls the mason, explains what he wants, then goes to see the stone a few days later. He takes one look and to his horror, finds the mason has engraved 'She Were Thin'.
    He yells: "The blummin' 'e' is missing! Where's the 'e'? Tha's left the blummin' 'e' out lad!"
    The mason apologises profusely, and assures the widower it'll be right on the day.
    The day of the funeral comes. The mourners leave the church and head out to the graveyard.
    There, in the glow of thr winer son, is the pristine headstone. Upon it inscribed:
    "Eeh, She Were Thin."

  • A Yorkshireman goes to a goldsmiths and asks, "Can tha mek us a gold statue o'me whippet?"
    The goldsmith says he can, then asks: "Do you want it 18 carat?"
    The man replies :"Nay lad, chewin' a bone'll do fine."

Have you got a Yorkshire joke you'd like to share with us? Email your funniest lines to and we'll add it to our list!