laughing academy

laughing academy

n. a mental hospital; an insane asylum. About four years in the laughing academy would get you straightened out.
See also: laugh
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The band were only together for four years in their original line-up between 1977-1981 but they released the classic debut single Puppet Life on Small Wonder Records and then their cult debut album Laughing Academy on a major record label.
On a mild Massachusetts evening with intermittent rain, the Red Sox performed like a team accustomed to being on the big stage, while the Rockies performed like so many of their hapless predecessors, namely like dropouts from a laughing academy.
It would be a one-way ticket to the nearest laughing academy for oor Willie - immediately following an operation for his dislocated jaw.
You can be sure that some time long ago Vogts himself had his fill of the inmates at the Laughing Academy which passes for the game's HQ and as he prepares to leave Scotland he may even think he was abandoned by the people who appointed him.
And if they're not I'm sure I'll be a candidate for room and board in the laughing academy.
Punishment Of Luxury released the seminal album Laughing Academy at the height of their genius and expect most of the tracks to be blasted out at tomorrow night's show, which is a not-to-be-missed one-off.
Nobody up at the Laughing Academy inside Hampden is prepared to thump the table and demand action be taken to remedy the situation and even if sacking Vogts would cost the SFA plenty, it would be worth it.
And was almost carted away to the laughing academy.
and was advised to start her own laughing academy, but that made no difference.
We need a few more people like him in the Laughing Academy, if you ask me.
But the one that nearly hadme carted away to the laughing academy was the story about players wearing a radio-linked earpiece on the park so the boss can communicate with them.
Hampden's blazered buffoons were forced to ``invite'' O'Neill up to the Laughing Academy for a friendly chat to see if they could put his mind at ease rather than try to haul him over the coals after his spectacular outburst at the beginning of the week.
The residents of the Laughing Academy inside Hampden have managed to bring scorn and derision down on the game even before the first ball of the new season has bounced off the shin of some hapless player.
At the moment the SFA are toddling along hoping someone, somewhere will fix things and that suddenly players with skill and desire will start appearing again, but before that can happen those jokers up in the Hampden Laughing Academy will have to offer a lead, some direction.