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Entry from August 13, 2021
“Two crisps are walking down the road…” (Walkers crisps joke)

Walkers crisps (potato chips) are the most popular brand in the UK. A “walker” joke is told about Walkers.
   
This was posted on the newsgroup eunet.jokes on September 10, 1991:
     
“A guy is driving along the road and he notices two little crisps trying to make their was home in the pouring rain.. The driver decided to help them and asks if they want a lift home to which the crisps replied ‘No thanks we’re walkers.’”
   
   
Wikipedia: Walkers (snack foods)
Walkers is a British snack food manufacturer mainly operating in the UK and Ireland. The company is best known for manufacturing crisps (potato chips) and other non-potato-based snack foods. As of 2013, it holds 56% of the British crisp market. Walkers was founded in 1948 in Leicester, England, by Henry Walker. In 1989, Walkers was acquired by Lay’s owner, Frito-Lay, a division of PepsiCo.
       
Google Groups: eunet.jokes
Crisp Joke
Colette Mason
Sep 10, 1991, 11:14:08 AM
A guy is driving along the road and he notices two little crisps trying to make their was home in the pouring rain.. The driver decided to help them and asks if they want a lift home to which the crisps replied “No thanks we’re walkers”
 
by the way in case this was a bit lost on you, walkers are a brand of crisp.
     
17 August 1998, The Sun (London, UK), “Sun Fun, pg. 31:
A DRIVER sees two crisps walking along the road. He shouts: “Want a lift?” The crisps reply: “No thanks, we’re Walkers.”
 
Google Groups: uk.local.south-wales
‘Joke’
Black Francis
Nov 24, 2001, 8:10:29 PM
Two packets of crisps were walking down a road in pouring rain.
A car pulls up alongside . . . the driver asks, “Do you two want a lift?”
 
One of the packets replies, “No thanks . . . we’re Walkers.”
 
Twitter
Lisa Vine@LisaVine·Feb 8, 2009
Replying to @Schofe
@Schofe 3 bags of crisps were walking down the road, a car stops by to offer them a lift and they said no thanks we’re “walkers” boom boom!
   
Twitter
John Kennard
@RacingHippo
@NellieBot 2 packets of crisps taking a stroll. Bloke pulls up and offers them a lift. One of the packets says “No thanks - we’re Walkers”.
11:40 AM · May 27, 2009·Twitter Web Client
   
Twitter
Brian Heath
@monkeyknopfler
RT @DavieMasonI saw 2 packs Of crisps walking down the road. I Stopped & asked if they wanted a lift, they Said “No thanks we’re Walkers”
2:40 PM · May 30, 2009·Twitter Web Client
   
Reddit—Jokes
Posted by u/DanDelta100 October 24, 2016
2 Packets of Crisps were walking down the street.
A man in a van pulls up beside them and go ” Would you guys like a lift?”
The Crisps replied ” No Thanks we’re walkers”
   
Reddit—Jokes
Posted by u/[deleted] April 25, 2017
Two crisps were walking down the road
A man pulled over and asked them if they wanted a lift. They said “No thanks, we’re walkers”.
Lays are called Walkers in the UK
   
Reddit—Dadjokes
Posted by u/OrangeTramp7 December 19, 2020
I was driving and I saw a packet of crisps and I asked “want a lift?”
They said “no thanks we’re walkers”
 
Twitter
Eddie Barrett
@EddieBa95442882
Two crisps stopped at the kerb and a car drove past. The driver asked “Would you like to get in” and the crisps replied “No thanks, we’re Walkers”.
5:26 PM · Aug 9, 2021·Twitter Web App
 
Twitter
Lorraine Jo King
@lahlahbean
#badjokethursday
Two crisps are walking down the road when a car pulls up alongside and the driver leans out and says “Do you fancy a lift?”. The crisps reply, “No thanks we’re Walkers”
1:47 AM · Aug 12, 2021·Twitter for iPhone

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