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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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In any case, what happened after P-Noy damned the office without naming names is that the wrong people felt referred to, the wrong people being the more honest ones, the good seeds in that funny farm.
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.
As someone who saw the Benitez emails remarked: "They looked like they'd been sent from the funny farm.
THERE was a day when anyone seen fly fishing on canals would have been a candidate for the funny farm.
Even the youngest children will become savers with the colorful Zillionz Funny Farm Bank.
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.
Soon anyone smiling on a football pitch will be hauled off, will not pass Go and will be sent to the funny farm.
I can only plead catastrophic ignorance, I didn't want her to feel in any way humiliated because in the Sixties if you saw a psychiatrist it meant you were ready for the funny farm.
The daughter of Jasper Carrott, Lucy has already made three films since moving to the US last June: The Funny Farm with Kathy Bates, Garfield 2 with Jennifer Love Hewitt, and The TV Set with David Duchovny.
When The Funny Farm, which is available nationally from this month, was first published in the North as a hardback two years ago, Jackie was astonished by its success.
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.
Even as she dashes Lily with refreshing doses of self-awareness and wry humor, Nixon radiates sympathy for the hapless heroine, whose musician boyfriend has tossed her out of his house and checked himself into a funny farm where the mental exercises involve developing close attachments to pieces of furniture.