Knock knock. Who's there? A sector full of jokers

While wrestling with a door-to-door fundraising feature, Third Sector's Rebecca Cooney had the idea of kicking it off with a knock-knock joke and turned to Twitter for inspiration. Here are some of the replies she received...

One of the first to reply was the education lawyer Smita Jamdar

David Ainsworth, a former Third Sector reporter who now works for a rival publication, also chipped in 

Community and events fundraiser Russell Benson managed to come up with a knock-knock joke that imagined an alternative version of Game of Thrones in which Arya Stark chucked in the whole dynasties, death and dragons thing in favour of life as a charity fundraiser. Not bad for 140 characters.

A few more that we enjoyed:

Some were verging on the sarcastic, giving Third Sector the impression that some people really weren't taking the matter seriously at all...

Among the most prolific responders were the consultants Johnny Five and Richard Sved.

(He wasn't kidding)

But, the award for Third Sector's favourite tweet of the whole debarcle  affair, has to go to Johnny Five for this one, which did actually make Third Sector's Cooney snort hot liquid out of her nose on the train: 

Sadly, none of these puntastic knock knock jokes will be gracing the pages of Third Sector magazine anytime soon, as editor Andy Hillier made quite clear.

Still, it was worth it to unearth the wealth of dad joke comedic talent that exists in the sector. Don't knock it 'til you've tried it, right?

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