No Context Brits showcases best of British humour

Only in Britain! Hilarious Twitter account poking fun at everyday moments taken out of context becomes a viral sensation

  • New Twitter account, No Context Brits, shares hilarious snippets of everyday life 
  • Account has racked up 292k followers by sharing best of British sense of humour
  • Includes plaque on a park bench ‘in memory’ of a living friend who is anti-social

A Twitter account is fast becoming a viral sensation for poking fun at the quirky and mundane parts of British life.

Updated with pictures daily, the  account, No Context Brits captures random and amusing moments – which could only happen in the UK. 

The page was started in April 2021, but has already amassed an impressive 292,000 followers with hilarious snaps of shop signs, strangers doing funny things and screengrabs loaded with irony.

The collection includes a picture of a plaque on a park bench ‘in memory’ of a friend who is alive but anti-social, as well as a chip shop with a sign up saying it was ‘too hot to open’.

It also includes a picture taken of an anonymous commuter on the platform on a London Underground station who seemed to think you have to stick your hand out to stop the tube. 

Here, FEMAIL reveals some of the funniest and most bizarre pictures from the account…

When the chips are down! As new Twitter account, No Context Brits, has gone viral for its content that pokes fun at the quirky and mundane parts of living in Britain – like this funny shop sign

Eggy Mercury! Someone submitted this snap to the viral meme channel of an egg appearing to sing along to Queen’s iconic song Bohemian Rhapsody

Never mind the gap: In a shot snapped at a London Underground station, an anonymous commuter appears to believe that you have to stick your hand out to stop the tube – the same as a bus

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Grave offence: This hilarious headline shows the moment Josie Birds, 93, was arrested by Greater Manchester police as her dying wish

Salty! A sign that intended to tell people not to feed the birds, appears to instead tell people not to ‘season the pigeons’ 

This signpost urging people not to lean on the pillar provoked some unexpected emotions 

How comic! This man and his dog look strangely similar to the Beano comic bad boy Dennis The Menace and his dog Gnasher, down to the red and black striped jumper

Shape of Ed! A red-haired shelf-stacker in Asda, Wesley Byrne, from Shaw, Greater Manchester, appeared on This Morning to reveal that he is often mistaken for superstar Ed Sheeran

Not dead yet! The collection includes a picture of a plaque on a park bench ‘in memory’ of a friend who has not died – but has become more anti-social

A snap of a ‘Strictly No Access’ gate on an easily accessible path pokes fun at BBC iPlayer that asks you to confirm if you have a TV license or not

Biting wit: If you go into your local Pets at Home for supplies, let’s hope a member of staff doesn’t sink their teeth in 

These £4 blocks of cheese in a local Co-op food store are security protected, which is normally reserved for bottles of champagne and other high-value products 

Don’t all rush at once: A sign for British bookstore WH Smith states that the maximum people allowed inside is 32, however No Context Brits points out it’s ‘optimistic’ to think that many people would be inside! 

Royally witty! The account joked that the Duke of Cambridge is already taken, despite Google Maps trying a spot of matchmaking  

This meme pokes fun at the previously relaxed health and safety guidelines in schools where first aid was a wet paper towel

Call the grammar police: This jumbled sentence makes out that the UK’s Fire and Rescue Services kill and injure people rather than save them

This artistic postman didn’t write the house number, but rather drew a picture of the grumpy bearded neighbor who has the parcel

Sweet little lies: One angry shopper pointed out that the ‘now bigger’ Cadbury Dairy Milk bars are not any bigger at all

These bizarre street signs placed side-by-side tell walkers that it is a six-minute walk on the Welsh sign and an eight-minute walk on the English sign 

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