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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?"
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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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It is a peculiarly Catholic feeling to be convinced that God can be worshiped only in a church.
Canada was a country that embraced a peculiarly depoliticized version of socialism, and animation fit right in.
imagery Representation of objects, feelings, or ideas, either literally or through the use of figurative language; specifically, the often peculiarly individual concrete or figurative diction used by a writer in those portions of text where a particular effect (such as a special emotional appeal or a train of intellectual associations) is desired.
Where a condition, which has been created by the seller, materially impairs the value of the property and is peculiarly within the knowledge of the seller and is unlikely to be discovered by the purchaser, such nondisclosures constitutes a basis for rescission of the contract as a matter of equity.
The most promising device was a peculiarly nasty-looking contraption called a "universal refiner," devised for tire shredding.
Bates can propose that the human species might carry within it, like a cancer, the doom of the biosphere," but he doesn't think the human race is peculiarly monstrous.
Jared attended Otis College of Art and Design, designed clothes for world-famous Fred Segal, then established himself as an international designer known for outlandish runway shows and peculiarly genius clothing collections which garner widespread press.
RAWALPINDI, September 04, 2010 (Frontier Star): Inspector General Police Punjab, Tariq Saleem Dogar has directed to the Chief of Rawalpindi Traffic Police (RTP) that no challan would be made during the last Ashra of Ramadan and peculiarly till Eid-ul-Fitr.
RAWALPINDI, September 04, 2010 (Balochistan Times ): Inspector General Police Punjab, Tariq Saleem Dogar has directed to the Chief of Rawalpindi Traffic Police (RTP) that no challan would be made during the last Ashra of Ramadan and peculiarly till Eid-ul-Fitr.
It's a peculiarly exhilarating moment that reminds me of ABC's equally touching efforts in recent years to launch a successful sitcom (except, of course, for that whole ``succeeding'' part).
Dispensing with his familiar throaty roar, Honeycomb finds Black in peculiarly downbeat mood - the pervading sense of melancholy recalls Johnny Cash at his most menacing.
Returning her to herself in altered form--and altering her consciousness of herself--the sculpture seems peculiarly empathic, or at least less forbidding.
If so, would this have precluded the development of the peculiarly English via media which attempted to join the best aspects of the traditional church with the most important reforms of Luther and Calvin?
DOGGING'is a peculiarly British activity, the term originating in the 1970s to describe men who spied on couples having sex outdoors.
It is obviously impossible to give a definitive assessment of an artist a scant ten years after his or her death--and in ballet, reputations can be peculiarly volatile.