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People Can't Stop Laughing At These Spoof Versions Of The EU Referendum Petition

Some people have asked for a rematch of the Battle Of Hastings, and others for the National Lottery to be redrawn because they didn't win.

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However, it later transpired the petition was set up by a Leave supporter a month before the referendum and the House of Commons has launched an investigation into claims the petition contains fraudulent signatures.

The petition's success, though, has sparked a series of spoof petitions by people taking the piss.


Things took a different turn when a petition was started in order to give "sufficiently educated" Tory politician and Eurosceptic Jacob Rees-Mogg the sole vote in a referendum – a dig at some statistics showing that highly educated people were more likely to vote Remain, rather than for Brexit.

And although a lot of Remain supporters were still feeling down about the referendum result...

Fiona Rutherford is a reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in London.

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