11 funny takes on the latest pandemic news to help take the edge off just a little bit

Today we learned that the government will indeed make face masks mandatory in shops in England, but not until 24 July.

Which managed to anger both people who are happy to wear a mask and want them made compulsory as soon as possible, and people who really, really don’t want to wear one no matter how many lives it might save.

But there were glimmers of light amongst the fury and these 12 takes might help take the edge off just a little bit.

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We liked this too, from @richardosman.

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