Comedy, said Charlie Chaplin, is tragedy plus distance. And while there's still some distance from the real tragedy that might be swine flu, there is plenty of humour. A variety of swine flu jokes are going round the offices, pubs and playgrounds. Here are just a few...
I called the Swine Flu hotline today but I couldn't get through... all I got was crackling!
Sweating, excessive body odour and laziness. No wonder it went unnoticed for so long in Mexico.
Roses are red
Violets are blue
I have Swine Flu
And now so do you