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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.
Not funny ha-ha, but funny as in tragicomic, as in every laugh is also a sob.
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.
5% pay increase they are proposing this year is a joke - not funny ha-ha, but funny in that it makes you feel like crying.