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A Redskin Walks Into a Bar . . .

Check out some Redskins jokes to ease the pain.

While the Redskins’ official blog,, is still touting hope, avid commenters on the site are more realistic about the team. Here’s a sampling.

Q: What do you call 47 millionaires sitting around a TV watching the Super Bowl?

A: The Washington Redskins.

Q: What do the Redskins and Billy Graham have in common?

A: They both can make 70,000 people stand up and yell “Jesus Christ!”

Q: How do you keep the Redskins out of your yard?

A: Put up a goal post.

Q: Where do you go in DC in case of a tornado?

A: To FedEx Field—they never have a touchdown there.

Q: What do you call a Redskin with a Super Bowl ring?

A: Senior citizen.

Q: What’s the difference between the Redskins and a dollar bill?

A: You can still get four quarters out of a dollar bill.

Q: What do the Redskins and opossums have in common?

A: Both play dead at home and get killed on the road.

This article first appeared in the December 2009 issue of The Washingtonian. For more articles from that issue, click here.

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