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Knock Knock. Who’s There? Nobody.

Knock knock...

Who’s there?

A joke format.

A joke format who?

A joke format as old as time itself that is slowly dying out because young people reportedly no longer make Knock Knock jokes.

Yep, according to a poll by the insights agency Perspectus Global, only 20% of people under the age of 30 have ever heard or told a Knock Knock joke.

It’s hard to say whether it is the duty of everybody over the age of 30 to now corner every young person they meet and tell them a Knock Knock joke in order to keep the tradition going, but it surely couldn’t hurt.

What kind of world are we leaving to the next generation if 80% of people under 30 have never heard the words “Knock knock. Who’s there? Boo. Boo who? Cheer up!”

75% of people from all ages agreed that Knock Knock jokes are “a bit old fashioned” which shows they haven’t heard that ‘boo who?’ joke lately.

Maybe Knock Knock jokes just need a rebrand. Maybe we need to start calling them Fresh Door Memes, and create a TikTok dance craze around them.

Knock Knock jokes should be a way to build a bridge through the use of terrible jokes to connect generations, not separate them. Gen Z deserve bad Knock Knock jokes that allow them to see the world through the eyes of the over-30 crowd. The under-30s need to answer the door when they hear an older person knock on it.

Knock knock

Who’s there?

Charli D’Amelio.

Charli D’Amelio who?

Exactly. Who is that? Please tell me. I have no idea what’s going on anymore.