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funny farm

Derogatory slang for a psychiatric hospital or mental health facility. If I don't take a vacation soon, I'll be headed to the funny farm.
See also: farm, funny

funny farm

n. an insane asylum; a psychiatric hospital. He’s really weird. They’re going to send him to the funny farm.
See also: farm, funny
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No longer a frightening catalogue of the wages of sin, Miao's foray into human foibles is benignly solipsistic, as if the medieval "chain of being" had at last collapsed into a funny farm of technical and biological cloning.
Also in evidence: funny bone, funny book, funny car, funny farm, funny money and, most recently, "funplex" (1986), a cluster of amusement enterprises.
If we didn't, people like Simon Curwood would probably have been locked up in the funny farm long ago.
Satva DJ battle, and the next thing you know you're finger painting at the funny farm.
And anyone suggesting that a 21-year-old Spaniard with just 20 races to his credit would be third overall would surely have been carted off to the same funny farm that Eddie Jordan would have sent those who suggested that his driver Giancarlo Fisichella would be on the podium in Brazil.
ARSENE Wenger should be carted off to Le Funny Farm.
They love to come to "Mimi and Papa's" funny farm and feed the chickens, gather eggs, weed the garden and "do chores.
New whimsical patterns included the cowboy-themed Skyranch; Funny Farm, adorned with smiling barnyard animals; and Good Dog, featuring an obedient Labrador retriever in the center of a plate bordered with images of dog bones.
If I were a chief executive officer of a company, I'd have to be sent off to a funny farm to get my company involved in AIDS vaccines," said Dr.
Meanwhile, Ben's daughter and wife are at loggerheads, they have both applied for the job of children's TV presenter on a new TV show called Funny Farm, which involves an annoying monkey puppet, and you can bet that the pair will 'pull no punches' when trying to get one over on the other.
THERE was a day when anyone seen fly fishing on canals would have been a candidate for the funny farm.
We've one dead Ophelia and a Hamlet heading for the funny farm," wails the distraught director.
It might make him look like a candidate for the funny farm but Tindall is confident a clean sweep is on the cards.
The singer was inspired to write his group's hot new single, Crazy, after he thought he was going to be carted off to the funny farm.
If this had been the 1970s they would have been trying to "nut me" out to a funny farm - get me signed in as a mental patient.