funny farm

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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.
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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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"Old McDonald Had a Funny Farm" is a novel of Mary McDowell reflecting on her own childhood experiences growing up in Orange County, California.
Mark Teague's FUNNY FARM (043991499X, $16.99) tells of a funny farm where the pigs play practical jokes, sheep brush teeth before grazing, and bugs help plow a field.