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funny ha-ha

amusing; comical. (As opposed to funny peculiar.) I didn't mean that Mrs. Peters is funny ha-ha. She's weird—funny peculiar in fact. Mike thinks his jokes are funny ha-ha, but we laugh because they are so silly.
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THERE were funny things occurring at Lingfield's last Polytrack meeting on Tuesday - funny peculiar that is, not funny ha-ha - as four of the eight races were won by horses making the running and two more by prominent racers.
SEEING as 'tis the season to be jolly and all that, I thought I'd write about some funny stuff this week, though not necessarily funny ha-ha.
At its best The Boosh is a morphine dream - funny ha-ha and funny peculiar - and at worst it's a student pantomime, but it was all gobbled up by a devoted audience, many of whom had come elaborately dressed as characters from the show.
That's how we arrived at the situation where there's something different, something unusual, something both funny peculiar and funny ha-ha about a man wearing a dress.
Promising but ultimately heavy-handed black comedy about gender stereotyping which proves funny peculiar not funny ha-ha.
John Baxter, Beith, said: "The woman on the Hotline who thought Ian Ferguson had paid a week's wages towards the aeroplane banner that wound up Neil Lennon in Australia was guilty of being funny peculiar instead of funny ha-ha.
It is a bravura moment--like the best of Wurm's work, not just funny ha-ha but also funny strange.
McCabe is actually quite a funny bloke - funny ha-ha, that is - for a finance minister anyway.