“Years ago, I worked at Clarks Shoes. I was happily hoovering up the shop floor when a female colleague informed me that I hoover ‘like a woman’. It took a few hours to realise the obvious reply to this was, ‘Well, how else would I do it?’. This still haunts me now.”

Ben, Manchester


“My uncle walked past a unisex hair salon called “Fannies” in Leicester in mid 70’s and went in and asked ‘Do you do heads as well?'”

Luke, Cardiff

(not strictly stairway wit, seeing as he actually said it but we’ll allow it because it’s amusingly lame…)