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Entry from January 08, 2021
“I entered a competition and won a year’s supply of Marmite—one jar”

Marmite is something that many people don’t use a lot of. “But I’m in a great mood tonight because the other day I entered a competition and I won a years supply of Marmite......... one jar” was posted on the newsgroup uk.rec.competitions on October 5, 2001. The joke is from English writer, actor, comedian and presenter Tim Vine.

“Has anyone lived long enough to buy a second jar of Marmite?” is a similar Marmite saying.


Wikipedia: Marmite
Marmite (/ˈmɑːrmaɪt/ MAR-myte) is a food spread made from yeast extract invented by German scientist Justus von Liebig and originally made in the United Kingdom. It is a by-product of beer brewing and is produced by Anglo-Dutch company Unilever. The product is notable as a vegan source of B vitamins, including supplemental Vitamin B12.

Marmite is a sticky, dark brown paste with a distinctive, salty, powerful flavour. This distinctive taste is represented in the marketing slogan: “Love it or hate it.” Such is its prominence in British popular culture that the product’s name is often used as a metaphor for something that is an acquired taste or tends to polarise opinion. 

Wikipedia: Tim Vine
Timothy Mark Vine (born 4 March 1967) is an English writer, actor, comedian and presenter, known for his one-liner jokes, and his role on Not Going Out from 2006 to 2014. He has released a number of DVDs of his stand-up comedy and has written several joke books.

Google Groups: uk.rec.competitions
O/T: Some jokes to brighten a dull day..
dave_h
Oct 5, 2001, 11:28:22 AM
(...)
But I’m in a great mood tonight because the other day I entered a competition and I won a years supply of Marmite......... one jar.

Google Groups: alt.jokes
Tim Vine & Tommy Cooper Jokes
Daio
Mar 11, 2002, 4:51:58 AM
(...)
But I’m in great mood tonight because the other day I entered a competition and I won a years supply of Marmite.....one jar.

Google Groups: uk.people.support.arthritis
OT : one of my favourite comedians....
Alan Fisher
Jul 30, 2002, 4:52:36 PM
...is Tim Vine. Here’s why :
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But I’m in great mood tonight because the other day I entered a competition and I won a years supply of Marmite......... one jar.

25 August 2007, Birmingham (UK) Post, “Symptoms of being over 25” by John Bright, pg. 20:
But I’m in a great mood tonight because the other day I entered a competition and I won a years supply of Marmite...one jar.

Twitter
FoodEssentials
@foodessentials
“I just heard I won a competition. The prize is a year’s supply of Marmite - one jar.” ~ Tim Vine
10:42 AM · May 28, 2009·Twitter Web Client

22 October 2010, Daily Record (Glasgow, Scotland), “Funniest Jokes Ever—Official” by Brian McIver, pg. 8:
30 I’m in great mood tonight because the other day I entered a competition and I won a year’s supply of Marmite - one jar.

30 November 2011, The Independent (London, U)K, “Yeastbound carriageway: how a lorry-load of Marmite brought the M1 to a standstill” by Adam Sherwin, pg. 10:
Jeremy Vine, the Radio 2 presenter, revived one of his brother Tim’s jokes with: “I won a prize the other day. A lifetime’s supply of Marmite. One jar.”

Reddit --Jokes
Posted by u/ash651 December 4, 2014
Best 50 funniest jokes ever…
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30. I’m in great mood tonight because the other day I entered a competition and I won a years supply of Marmite......... one jar.

Reddit—Jokes
Posted by u/sumsut August 19, 2015
TOP 50 JOKES OF ALL TIME wink
(...)
30. I’m in great mood tonight because the other day I entered a competition and I won a years supply of Marmite......... one jar.

Reddit—Jokes
Posted by u/KTMduke125 May 21, 2016
today i won a raffle.
received a life supply of marmite, one whole jar.

Reddit—Oneliners
Posted by u/wastoo March 22, 2019
I entered a competition and won a years supply of Marmite - One Jar.

Twitter
Jokes UK
@jokesuk
I’ve just won 10 years supply of Marmite…
One jar!
1:15 PM · Jan 8, 2021·Twitter for iPhone

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