The link above is to one of my favourite jokes, and is dedicated to anyone reading this in the US on Independence Day. 🙂
It relies on the widely-held perception on this side of the pond that many Americans have difficulty appreciating irony. Surely not! 😉
Originally published in May, 2001, on the defunct UK-based satirical herdofsheep.com. Fortunately, the website was preserved for posterity by the Internet Archive’s Wayback Machine.