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Top 100 Humor Trends in 2020

From Meme-Inspired Clothing to Tongue-in-Cheek Burger Campaigns

— January 24, 2021 — Pop Culture
It's not uncommon to use humor to cope through dark times, which might explain why this list of 2020 humor trends has over 100 examples. From meme-inspired clothing collections to tongue-in-cheek burger campaigns, this list is filled with examples that highlight the important role laughter played throughout the year.

This year, Burger ing released numerous campaigns that intended to make its customers laugh. One of the standouts was the fast food chain's oversized hats, which offered a six-foot circumference to help keep guests six feet apart. In addition to the pandemic, this year saw one of the most divisive elections in recent U.S history. Brands like BABE Wine responded with an 'election night survival kit' which was compiled of everything one might need to stay comfortable and distracted as the votes were counted.
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Hilarious Metro Safety Ads
Hilarious Metro Safety Ads
The UP Express 'Safety Never Stops' Campaign Honors Unexpected Heroes
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Cheesy 90s Parody Songs
Cheesy 90s Parody Songs
Panera Tapped Michael Bolton for "When Some Mac Loves Broccoli Cheddar"
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Actor-Starring Pro-Mask PSAs
Actor-Starring Pro-Mask PSAs
Paul Rudd Poses as a Millennial in This Hilarious Pro-Mask PSA
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Hilarious Crime-Themed Halloween Ads
Hilarious Crime-Themed Halloween Ads
Butterfinger Debuted a Candy Criminal-Inspired Promotion
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Humorous Consumer Feedback Campaigns
Humorous Consumer Feedback Campaigns
Untuckit's New Ads Aim to Convert New Customers
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Humorous End-of-Life Planning Ads
Humorous End-of-Life Planning Ads
Danny Devito & Michael Douglas Partner in This Charming POLST Ad
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Pop Drink Margarita Collaborations
Pop Drink Margarita Collaborations
The Dew Garita Will Soon Be Available at Red Lobster
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93
Humorous Romantic Sports Campaigns
Humorous Romantic Sports Campaigns
The Chicago White Sox is Cheeky with Its Social Media Strategy
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Blender-Branded Fitness Campaigns
Blender-Branded Fitness Campaigns
NutriBullet Introduces the Cheeky BulletFit Campaign
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Mom-Targeted Talk Shows
Mom-Targeted Talk Shows
Huggies & Scary Mommy's Up Early Tonight Shares Relatable Entertainment
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Year-Referencing Holiday Ads
Year-Referencing Holiday Ads
Steve Carrell Stars in Xfinity's Christmas Ad
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Hilarious Holiday Rum Campaigns
Hilarious Holiday Rum Campaigns
Captain Morgan and Actor Josh Gad Debut 'Twas the End of 2020'
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Playful Phone Plan Ads
Playful Phone Plan Ads
Ryan Reynolds Stars in Best Buy's Latest Ad
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Celebrity-Endorsed Vegetarian Meatballs
Celebrity-Endorsed Vegetarian Meatballs
Martha Stewart Endorses Subway's Beyond Meatball Subs
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Hilarious Hockey Cereal Campaigns
Hilarious Hockey Cereal Campaigns
Kellogg's Enlists Wendel Clark for New 'Cereal Celly' Campaign
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Nude Celebrity Boot Ads
Nude Celebrity Boot Ads
This Hugh Jackman-Staring Ad Takes Branded Endorsements Literally
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Fast Food Star Requests
Fast Food Star Requests
Burger King's Michelin Star Open Letter is a Clever Marketing Campaign
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Candy-Branded Wrapping Paper
Candy-Branded Wrapping Paper
Laffy Taffy Debuted New 'Pun-Filled' Wrapping Paper for the Holidays
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Thanksgiving Excuse Generators
Thanksgiving Excuse Generators
The Uncle Larry Chatbot Helps Millennials Avoid Tricky Questions
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Local Restaurant-Supporting Social Media Takeovers
Local Restaurant-Supporting Social Media Takeovers
Burger King UK Lends Out Its Instagram Account
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Branded Cheeky Holiday Cards
Branded Cheeky Holiday Cards
Coors Organic Encourages You to "Bare it All This Holiday Season"
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Humorous Mysterious Documentary Leaks
Humorous Mysterious Documentary Leaks
Martin Margiela's In His Own Words was Leaked on Pornhub
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Drag Clown Sketch Comedies
Drag Clown Sketch Comedies
Canada’s Drag Race Contestant Jimbo is Looking to Start a New Show
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Annual Musical Data Campaigns
Annual Musical Data Campaigns
Spotify's 2020 Wrapped Campaign Focuses on Gratitude and Resilience
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Humurious Mac-and-Cheese Giveaways
Humurious Mac-and-Cheese Giveaways
Velveeta Launched the #OneShellOfAPromo Campaign
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Hilarious Motherhood Truth Games
Hilarious Motherhood Truth Games
This Game Lets Moms Bond Over the Joys & Challenges of Motherhood
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Humorous Beer-Buying Promotions
Humorous Beer-Buying Promotions
Coors Light Thinks "America Could Use a Beer"
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Humorous Celebrity Popcorn Ads
Humorous Celebrity Popcorn Ads
Cheetos Created a Funny Super Bowl Ad to Launch Cheetos Popcorn
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Social Distancing Teapots
Social Distancing Teapots
Yorkshire Tea's Ad Reminds of Safe Distancing Guidelines for the Office
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Humorous Sculptural Projects
Humorous Sculptural Projects
AllRightsReserved and David Shirgley Work on the MEET PROJECT
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Humorously Honest Clothing Collections
Humorously Honest Clothing Collections
Uniqlo and CHAOS Team Up for its #RealTalk Collection
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Hilarious Dad Joke Cards
Hilarious Dad Joke Cards
This Set of 300 “Dad Jokes” Includes Punny Yet Cringe-worthy Prompts
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Team-Building Drawing Games
Team-Building Drawing Games
Telestrations: Upside Drawn Has Players Complete Drawings in Pairs
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Safety Tree-Hugging Beer Ads
Safety Tree-Hugging Beer Ads
This Beer Ad Encourages People to Hug a Tree Not a Person
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Life-Sized Stand-In Holiday Drinkers
Life-Sized Stand-In Holiday Drinkers
Jose Cuervo is Creating Doppeldrinkers to Send to Loved Ones
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Bad Haircut Cookie Discounts
Bad Haircut Cookie Discounts
The Cookies for Quarantine Cuts Deal Gives Discounts for Bad Haircuts
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Comedic Ice Cream Collabs
Comedic Ice Cream Collabs
Ben & Jerry's and Netflix Teamed Up for a New Flavor Called Punch Line
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Relatable Pandemic Dating Ads
Relatable Pandemic Dating Ads
Bumble's 2020 Ad Spot Stars Helena Bonham Carter
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Remorseful Drunk Purchasing Ads
Remorseful Drunk Purchasing Ads
Budweiser Zero's Latest Ad Warns of Alcohol-Fuelled Purchases
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Hip Hop Battle Card Games
Hip Hop Battle Card Games
This Card-Based Drinking Game Celebrates Hip Hop Culture
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Condom-Branded Credit Movies
Condom-Branded Credit Movies
Trojan Debuted the & Chill Movie to Help Viewers Skip to the fun
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Massive Beer-Branded Blankets
Massive Beer-Branded Blankets
The Pure Gold 12x12 Foot Blanket is Perfect for Summer Fun
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Forgiving Santa Claus Ads
Forgiving Santa Claus Ads
Virgin Hotels' Holiday Ad is Putting Everyone on Santa's Nice List
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Hilarious Literary Insults Charts
Hilarious Literary Insults Charts
This Chart is a Collection of Iconic Insults Used in Literature
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Tree-Shaped Butter Sculptures
Tree-Shaped Butter Sculptures
Keller's Christmas Tree Shaped Butter Sculpture is Here
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Hilarious Anti-Work Holiday Party Ads
Hilarious Anti-Work Holiday Party Ads
Miller Lite Bids Farewell to Holiday Parties in New Campaign
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Discount Grocery Store Albums
Discount Grocery Store Albums
NO FRILLS Launched the Edgy 'Haulin' State of Mind' Album
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Internet Debate Peanut Butters
Internet Debate Peanut Butters
The Jif x GIPHY Creamy Peanut Butter Makes Light of Pronunciation
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Viral Dancer Collaborative T-Shirts
Viral Dancer Collaborative T-Shirts
Always Wet Boy Joins Takashi Murakami on a Graphic Tee
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Humorous Wipeable Paint Ads
Humorous Wipeable Paint Ads
Farrow & Ball's Ad Campaign Pokes Fun of Anxious Home Owners
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50
Virtual Improv Shows
Virtual Improv Shows
Noodles & Company is Hosting Livestreamed, Interactive Improv Shows
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Breakfast-Inspired Board Games
Breakfast-Inspired Board Games
Mini-Wheats' Morning Craze Game Was Created for Cereal Lovers
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Food Brand Thanksgiving Apparel
Food Brand Thanksgiving Apparel
STOVE TOP's Stuffy Thanksgiving Collection Helps You “Get Stuffy”
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Humorous Tech WFH Ads
Humorous Tech WFH Ads
This New Apple Working from Home Ad Highlights Shared Experiences
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Satirical Humorous Jewelry Designs
Satirical Humorous Jewelry Designs
EYEFUNNY Creates Hajime Sorayama Middle Finger Jewelry
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Crisp Apple-Inspired Beers
Crisp Apple-Inspired Beers
The Busch Light Apple Was Launched Using a Tech-Inspired Campaign
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Meme Receipt-Inspired Scarves
Meme Receipt-Inspired Scarves
This CVS Receipt Scarf Draws Inspiration from Internet Culture
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Icelandic Tourism Campaigns
Icelandic Tourism Campaigns
'Let It Out Iceland' Empathizes with Struggle Many Feel Amid COVD-19
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Millennial-Targeted Laundry App Ads
Millennial-Targeted Laundry App Ads
Laundrapp Aims to Reach Millennial Parents with Hassle-Free Ad
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Humorous Time Traveling Ads
Humorous Time Traveling Ads
Hotels.com's Latest Ad Spot Warns the Past About 2020
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Shattered Vehicle Glass T-Shirts
Shattered Vehicle Glass T-Shirts
The Tesla Cybertruck Bulletproof Tee Makes Light of a Blunder
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Humorous Entrepreneurial Ad Campaigns
Humorous Entrepreneurial Ad Campaigns
Squarespace's Ad Campaign Wants People to Launch Their Idea
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Hellish Love Match Ads
Hellish Love Match Ads
Satan and 2020 find a love connection in this ad from match.com
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Broomstick Drive-Thru Stunts
Broomstick Drive-Thru Stunts
Burger King's Broom-Thru is Giving Out Free Whoppers
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Patience-Testing Jigsaw Puzzles
Patience-Testing Jigsaw Puzzles
Beverly's Pure Hell Puzzle is Billed as the World's Smallest
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Video Series Party Games
Video Series Party Games
The YouTube Series 'Hot Ones' Is Releasing Its Own ‘Truth Or Dab’ Game
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Sci-Fi Exercise Guides
Sci-Fi Exercise Guides
The 'Star Trek: Body by Starfleet' Fitness Guide is Fun and Functional
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Solitude-Themed Hotel Promotions
Solitude-Themed Hotel Promotions
Hotels.com is Offering a 'Get A Break Rate' for Feuding Couples
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Painter-Printing Toasters
Painter-Printing Toasters
The Bob Ross Toaster Brings the Joy of Painting to Your Daily Breakfast
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Cozy Lasagna-Themed Loungewear
Cozy Lasagna-Themed Loungewear
Stouffers Debuted a Lasagna-Themed Collection of Comfy-Wear
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Tongue-in-Cheek Fast-Food Campaigns
Tongue-in-Cheek Fast-Food Campaigns
Burger King Calls on Meghan & Harry in a Cheeky Royal Campaign
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Burger Chain Social Takeovers
Burger Chain Social Takeovers
The Whopper Reply Targeted Mcdonald's Social Media Pages
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Content-Streaming Preparedness Kits
Content-Streaming Preparedness Kits
The Pinch Provisions Binge-Watching Survival Kit is Handy
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New Year Celebrating Candles
New Year Celebrating Candles
The Finally 2021by Three Two 1 Celebrates the End of 2020
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Jockstrap-Scented Candles
Jockstrap-Scented Candles
BABE Wine and Ryan Porter Debut a Football-Inspired Candle Collection
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Election Night Survival Kits
Election Night Survival Kits
BABE Wine Launched the Election Night Survival Kit
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Hilarious Drug-Free Candles
Hilarious Drug-Free Candles
Wax and Wit Candles Debuted a Hilarious Yet Informative Candle
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True Crime Christmas Ornaments
True Crime Christmas Ornaments
Burke Decor Sells a Hilarious 'Tiger King' Tree Bauble
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Mail-In Ballot Halloween Costumes
Mail-In Ballot Halloween Costumes
Yandy Debuts the Hilarious and Timely Mail-In Ballot Costume
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Tiger Documentary-Themed Condoms
Tiger Documentary-Themed Condoms
The Firebox.com Joe’s Exotic Condoms Offer "Big Cat Protection"
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Branded Burger Face Masks
Branded Burger Face Masks
Burger King Debuted a New Mask that States Your Order for You
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Parody Dating Platforms
Parody Dating Platforms
Amazon Dating Boasts a Variety of Singles, Varying in Price and Age
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Hellish Dating Ads
Hellish Dating Ads
'When Satan Met 2020' Shares the Devil's Perfect Match
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Millennial-Friendly Holiday Wine Kits
Millennial-Friendly Holiday Wine Kits
Celebrate the Holidays with BABE Wine’s Gift Bundles
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Humorous Conversation Candles
Humorous Conversation Candles
Anecdote Candles' Limited Edition Candle Captures 2020's Spirit
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Hilarious Anti-2020 Candles
Hilarious Anti-2020 Candles
The Burn 2020 Burn Candle is the Perfect New Years Gift
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Tongue-in-Cheek Beverage Marketing
Tongue-in-Cheek Beverage Marketing
HUN Wine's New Billboards Address Pandemic-Based Shortcomings
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Breakable Chocolate Hearts
Breakable Chocolate Hearts
The Ironic Heartbreaker Chocolate Heart is Designed to Be Smashed
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Social Distancing Headwear
Social Distancing Headwear
Burger King's Crown-Shaped Social Distance Hats Keep People Apart
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Adult-Branded Hand Sanitizers
Adult-Branded Hand Sanitizers
The Pornhub Hand Sanitizer Bears the Company's Familiar Branding
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Retro-Inspired Graphic-Heavy Fashion
Retro-Inspired Graphic-Heavy Fashion
40s & Shorties Taps Angus Cloud from HBO's Euphoria Show
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Meme-Inspired Cartoon Mugs
Meme-Inspired Cartoon Mugs
Disney's Honest Mugs Spotlight Villains in a Humorous Way
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Expletive-Playing Dog Collars
Expletive-Playing Dog Collars
The 'Cuss Collar' Plays Curse Words When a Dog Barks
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Topical Slogan Apparel
Topical Slogan Apparel
Ye Republic's 2020 Clothing Collection Expresses Despair and Chaos
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Contemporary Cannabis-Inspired Apparel
Contemporary Cannabis-Inspired Apparel
besito Debuts Romantic Novelty Products for Valentine's Day
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Drink-Holding Ugly Holiday Sweaters
Drink-Holding Ugly Holiday Sweaters
The Hefty Party Cup Parka & Mitten Koozie is Outdoor-Friendly
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Humorous Social Distancing Apparel
Humorous Social Distancing Apparel
The Social Distancing Champion Shirt Has a Cheeky Design
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Actor-Themed Face Masks
Actor-Themed Face Masks
The Arnold Total Recall Face Mask Makes the Perfect Halloween Costume
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Humorous Face Masks
Humorous Face Masks
The ELIEL Face Masks Have Quirky Phrases on their Moisture-Wicking Masks
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Provocative Mask Alternatives
Provocative Mask Alternatives
Max Siedentopf's Humorous List Shows Everyday Objects as Face Masks
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