37 Hilarious Responses To Knighthoods Being Brought Back To Australia

Prime Minister Tony Abbott made a big announcement today: for the first time since 1986, “pre-eminent” Australians will be honoured as knights and dames.

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Awesome, knightoods are back and bigotry is legal; it's a great day for self-congratulatory powerful people!

— TaniaWalker (@Small God)
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The new cabinet room for Abbott and his ministers

— AussieRock (@Wampy)
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Too easy. #auspol

— braddybb (@brad esposito)
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BREAKING: Australia to start sending its unwanted to an offshore penal col… oh wait.

— BernardKeane (@Bernard Keane)
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seeking asylum to New Zealand because it produces people who declare that they'll never be royals and that is more my style, GOODBYE

— jennineak (@Jennine Abdul Khalik)
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HAHA WE’RE GOING SO FAR BACK IN TIME ABBOTT HAS REINTRODUCED FEUDAL TITLES FUCK OFF #auspol

— piecritic (@Sir Brendan Molloy)
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DAME RANGER STACEY

— Brocklesnitch (@Bec)
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RT @RealNickHodge: Jousting: Australia's new national sport. (Knights only, Dames bring a plate)

— latikambourke (@Latika Bourke)
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Sir Nope.gif

— lukehopewell (@Luke Hopewell)
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See, I just woke up from this hilarious dream where the PM was on telly saying they're bringing back knighthoods. Hilarious.

— zerogeewhiz (@Peter Anderson)
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@latikambourke "A Liberal always repays their debts"?

— penorthesword (@Erin)
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And around Australia, gladioli wilt as Dame Edna Everage dabs at her eyes and prepares some well-meant remarks about our new, "other Dame."

— bairdjulia (@julia baird)
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Sir Rupert Murdoch. Lord of gentle ball-cupping.

— lukehopewell (@Luke Hopewell)
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I for one, welcome my new head of state: Sir Mix-A-Lot. The honorable sir agrees she gotta shake that healthy butt.

— Danny_Allen (@Danny Allen)
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"Your Majesty, we would like to reinstate Knighthoods in the antipodean colonies." "Are you fucking kidding one?"

— ABCnewsIntern (@ABC Crier Squire)
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THE NEXT PM WILL BE WHOEVER CAN PULL THE SWORD FROM THE STONE

— Brocklesnitch (@Bec)
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Tony Abbott has a bold plan to deal with the issues of last century.

— ABCnewsIntern (@ABC Crier Squire)
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BRAVE, BRAVE, BRAVE, BRAVE SIR TONY. #auspol

— plmcky (@Paul Mackay)
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DAME AILSA OF THE FLAMING WIFE RT @Brayds2006 SIR ALF OF FLAMING MONGREL

— MolksTVTalk (@VOTE NOW! #Molkies)
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Look this whole knighthood thing is about creating jobs, bringing back blacksmiths, squires, court jesters

— PointZeroOne (@Serf)
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glad we could finally do something for our struggling pre-eminent people

— chrisberg (@chris berg)
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Knights/ dames falls into policy category of ''I'm going to do it because I'm PM and I can''.

— michellegrattan (@Michelle Grattan)
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Going to the gym tonight. Riding side-saddle on the exercise bike is going to be tricky. #damelyf

— Caitlin_Welsh (@Dame Caitlin Welsh)
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OK OK... Sir Water Buffalo of Newton

— agentbrasidas (@Ray)
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Tony Abbott announces changes to the Australian flag, to fall in line with #knightsanddames

— notGareth (@Poet laureate)
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@earthma23 definitely. For too long the @nrl has had a monopoly on Dragons and Knights.

— sirtonyabbott (@Sir Tony Abbott)
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"Valar morghulis, Tones," Julia Gillard whispers, as the dragon eggs begin to hatch. "Valar morghulis." #gameoftones #knightfight #auspol

— OmarjSakr (@Omar Sakr)
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The Labor Party conference henceforth to be run like The Red Wedding. #GameofTones

— flyderspy (@flyderspy)
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When you play the #GameOfTones you either win or some financial planner steals your super.

— jesshodder (@Jess Hodder)
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Abbott announces that tar and feathering and dunking stool for adulterous females to be reintroduced. #GameofTones

— MrPkD (@Paul Dolan)
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Sir Shane of Warne #knightsanddames

— SoNotBrendan (@SoNotBrendan)
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YOU get a Sir, and YOU get a Sir, and YOU get a Sir! #auspol #knighthoods #arisesirtone #gameoftones

— MichaelSin_ (@Sir Michael Sin)

Now all we need is a return to the REAL national anthem.

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