These 11 hilarious responses to a new Brexit mug tell us everything we need to know
You may not have heard about this, but the UK is in the process of leaving the European Union, with the move dubbed “Brexit”. It’s all been very low key. One witty pottery company, Bentham Pottery, posted a picture of a mug they’d made in honour of Brexit.
Although not intended for commercial production, the mug made its way onto Twitter, where a few people shared the stunning mix of skill and satire.
— Marie Walter-Franke (@MWalterFranke) November 14, 2018
— Andrew Mark Sewell (@sewell7) November 14, 2018
Brexit in a mug. pic.twitter.com/01vfmy2Njc
— ian bremmer (@ianbremmer) November 14, 2018
Underneath one such tweet, a beautiful little thread developed, encapsulating the spirit of what we know about Brexit.
This was the tweet that started it.
— Gerard Loughlin (@gerardpatrick) November 13, 2018
These 11 replies tell it like it is.
If it spills your tea, it's not the fault of the mug. It's because you didn't get behind the mug and truly believe in the mug's ability to hold tea.
— Nick Hoddinott (@nickhoddinott) November 14, 2018
This is pointless. My tea would obviously leak out of it. How has nobody spotted this?
— George English (@MR_BREXIT) November 14, 2018
Project fear! I strongly believe more tea will flow in through the holes. Perhaps unicorn tea.
— Paul Henstridge (@PaulHenst) November 14, 2018
You could pour the whole pot into it and it would never overflow. We will be the envy of the world. Unlimited tea for all !
— Mark Liversedge (@liversedge) November 14, 2018
This is the perfect accompaniment to my Brexit chocolate teapot
— Drew Patrick (@DrewFPatrick) November 14, 2018
Here's another Brexit mug without a cabinet for you. pic.twitter.com/NLjSuBn9NJ
— Andrew Gibson (@AJGibson94) November 14, 2018
It’s designed to work with an offshore container as an insulating liner. What – you don’t have one?
— Robin Shipston (@RobinShipston) November 14, 2018