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funny-peculiar or funny ha-ha

A phrase used when the speaker is trying to determine if someone else used the word "funny" to mean "strange" or "humorous." A: "That play sure is funny." B: "Do you mean funny-peculiar or funny ha-ha?"
See also: funny


Strange, as opposed to humorous (the most common meaning of "funny"). That play sure is funny. Funny-peculiar, I mean—I don't know that I could sit through it again.

funny peculiar

odd; eccentric. (As opposed to funny ha-ha.) I didn't mean that Mrs. Peters is funny ha-ha. She's weird—funny peculiar in fact. His face is sort of funnyfunny peculiar, that is.
See also: funny, peculiar
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Hence it would appear probable, that the same causes which here make the immigrants of some peculiar species smaller, make most of the peculiar Galapageian species also smaller, as well as very generally more dusky coloured.
Bell, who well foresaw, from its short, broad head, and strong claws of equal length, that its habits of life would turn out very peculiar, and different from those of its nearest ally, the Iguana.
Hermit, too, he has his peculiar phrases of compotation, the
Having thus replied, to the best of my power, to the first class of your objections, or at least having shown my resolution to overleap the barriers which your prudence has raised, I will be brief in noticing that which is more peculiar to myself.
The passions, the sources from which these must spring in all their modifications, are generally the same in all ranks and conditions, all countries and ages; and it follows, as a matter of course, that the opinions, habits of thinking, and actions, however influenced by the peculiar state of society, must still, upon the whole, bear a strong resemblance to each other.
To take an illustration from a sister art, the antiquarian details may be said to represent the peculiar features of a landscape under delineation of the pencil.
Summary: Patna (Bihar) [India], November 22 (ANI): The Bihar government has charted out a peculiar duty for the school teachers of the state - to keep an eye on open defecation and also click photos of those found relieving themselves in open.
I grew up with northern phrases: those words and descriptions used by family and friends that were peculiar to where I lived.
Ransom Riggs has written a companion volume to his popular Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children series and has cleverly presented this collection of ten short stories featuring the folklore of the peculiars I as though the author is one Millard Nullings, a peculiar himself and a former ward of Miss Peregrine's Home.
The adventure that began with "Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children" and continued in "Hollow City" comes to a thrilling conclusion with "Library of Souls".
Continuing the fantastical world of peculiars, Riggs delivers on a companion to his Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children series with a collection of fables with a unique spin.
50am, 2pm; Miss Peregrine's Home For Peculiar Children (12A) Fri-Thu 11.
Horace projects his own dreams (cue the old truism about films being rather like dreams) and is also obsessed with people's clothes, which is certainly peculiar.
com/miss-peregrines-home-peculiar-children-8-things-you-didnt-know-about-tim-burtons-new-2424168) "Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children" isn't exactly scary, but other movies by director Tim Burton are staples for the Halloween season.
I guess I had a lot of peculiar people in my life growing up," says Ransom Riggs, author of the Miss Peregrine's Peculiar Children series of novels.