Funny birthday wishes should have a sprinkle of "ha, ha," a dash of "truth in jest" and not a hint of sour grapes.
That's exactly the mix of ingredients you'll find in the funny birthday messages below.
The idea behind sending funny birthday greetings is always to make the birthday girl or boy see the absurdity of wallowing in the self-pity that comes with getting older. It's not to insult or offend him or her.
With this approach in mind, I've written funny birthday verses that are hilarious, but not at anybody's expense. Choose the one that you know will tickle the funny bone of your loved ones.
Statistics show that people who keep celebrating birthdays live longer but eventually look worse than Keith Richards in the morning. Happy birthday!
Can you blow out all these candles or should I call the fire department? Happy birthday!
Count your blessings, not your age spots. Happy birthday!
Message Guy Pick
The two funny birthday messages right below are perfect for someone who can truly laugh at themselves...
Happy birthday! You still have the face of an angel — not a day older than when you first bought it.
Happy birthday. You know you're getting old when you lose count midway through counting the candles on your birthday cake.