This hilarious short history of Brexit will mess with your head

As the UK gets ever closer to committing "national suicide" — with companies deserting in droves, medicine and food being stockpiled and rich Leavers buying themselves EU citizenship — it's easy to forget how ludicrous this Tory fiasco has been from the beginning. Happily, an anonymous writer has crafted a short, yet hilarious history to put it all into perspective. So, if you're still able to sit comfortably, despite impending disaster, let's begin.

Brexit explained in 12 tweets is the funniest definition of the year

Despite the Brexit car crash currently unfolding, Brits still excel at one of their most positive national characteristics. Bitingly dark and self-deprecating humour. To see this in full force, enjoy Hugo Rifkind, son of a conservative politician and columnist of The Times, hilariously comparing Brexit to a ‘Cheese Submarine.’ in what has to be the best analogy of the year

These 5 definitions of Brexit went viral. It’s easy to see why.

If there's any silver lining to the titanic idiocy of Brexit, it is its comedy value. Nearly a year and a half into the collective face-planting there's been a wealth of memes, videos and cartoons. One genre that's also erupted in popularity is definitions. These take Brexit or a Brexit "hero" and define their attributes in a fun new way. The 5 below have all gone viral, for obvious reasons.