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Twitter takes the mickey out of UK's Brexit vote

While Britain's landmark vote to bow out from the European Union (EU) has been met with mixed reactions, some have taken it better than others.

52% of the registered electorate, over 17 million UK citizens, voted to leave the EU and Prime Minister David Cameron wasted no time in announcing his resignation.

Despite the economic shock and political uncertainty after the outcome, some users on Twitter have chosen to see the lighter side of the 'doom and gloom'.

Below are some hilarious reaction tweets:

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