funny farm

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n funny farm pejorative terms for an insane asylum
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Usage

In literature:

Funny thing; never yet found a farm-laborer that took to prison well.
"The Freelands" by John Galsworthy
This funny old farm-house where we are staying quite delights me.
"The Journal of a Disappointed Man" by Wilhelm Nero Pilate Barbellion
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In news:

Broncos' funny farm at quarterback surely not amusing to Tim Tebow.
This town has sent its share of quarterbacks to the funny farm .
This town has sent its share of quarterbacks to the funny farm.
Chinemerem Eze, a foreign student at Brooklyn College, is suing the college for having her committed — sent to the funny farm — after she asked the college housing department for help with a problem she was having.
The Funny Farm by Robin Gordon.
After reading many interesting, funny and cute farm kid stories, the judges narrowed down the entries and selected the Grand and Reserve Champion Story Tellers in this BEEF Daily Summer Contest.
There's nothing funny about this farm.
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