All in the Family: The Jokes on You!

Family portraitMost people will soon be spending at least a bit of quality time with their families. A quick look around found that, though mothers-in-law bore the brunt of most jokes, no member of the family was immune. Here’s a few of our favorites jokes & one liners about relatives:


  • My sister was with two men in one night… she could hardly walk after that. Can you imagine – two dinners! Sarah Silverman
  • Big sisters are the crab grass in the lawn of life. Linus van Pelt
  • I wish I had a twin so I could know what I’d look like without plastic surgery. Joan Rivers
  • My brother wants to work badly! As I remember, he usually does! Anonymous
  • My sister went on a crash diet. Is that why she looks a wreck? Anonymous
  • Big Sister: Mom wants you to come in and help fix dinner. Little Brother: Why? Is it broken? Anonymous

ParentsFamily time!

  • My dad drives so slow that when we’re on the highway, Amish people give us the finger. Dan Rosen
  • Father: Don’t you think our son gets his brains from me? Mother: Probably, dear. I still have all of mine. Anonymous
  • I want to die like my father, quietly, in his sleep—not screaming and terrified like his passengers. Anonymous
  • You might be a redneck if… your parents met at a family reunion. Jeff Foxworthy

In Laws (Just a few. Next Monday’s post will be all in law jokes)

  • One cannibal says to the other: “I can’t stand my mother-in-law.” The other says: “Why don’t you just eat the vegetables?”
  • A husband said to his wife, “No, I don’t hate your relatives. In fact, I like YOUR mother-in-law better than I like mine!”
  • Did you hear the one about the cannibal who got married, and at the wedding reception, toasted his mother-in-law?

ChildrenChildren should be seen and not heard

  • Whatever happened to the good old days when kids was scared to death of their parents? Archie Bunker
  • Everybody knows how to raise children, except the people who have them.P. J. O’Rourke
  • My father never raised his hand to any one of his children, except in self defence. Fred Allen

All the Rest!

  • Where there’s a will, there’s a relative. Anonymous
  • I don’t have to look up my family tree, because I know that I’m the sap.Fred Allen
  • We’ve begun to long for the pitter-patter of little feet – so we bought a dog; well, it’s cheaper, and you get more feet. Rita Rudner

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Thank you to donovak and CygnusX1 from for the family photos!

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