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If a head of state makes a joke in your presence, our best advice is to laugh politely - no matter how many times you've heard the gag.

It's polite, it's considerate and the person telling the joke probably has access to a military of some sort.

Funnily enough, this is exactly the predicament that Canadian PM Justin Trudeau finds himself in every time he goes round to visit the Obamas.

Whenever they sit down to dinner, which we hope and assume is frequently, current president Barack Obama tells the exact same dad joke.

Trudeau told a Montreal radio station:

I’ve been to a couple dinners at the White House now and Obama always uses the same joke and it’s always very, very funny.

He’s like, “I hope you enjoy dinner, I’ve been cooking all day”.

Grin and nod everyone. Grin and nod.

Bonus round: If you want to laugh with the best of them, take a leaf out of the legendary Tim Curry's book.

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