How To Use Funny In A Sentence

  • Rose doubled over when Facer walked in wearing his funny clothes.
  • I'm pleased I didn't get that job, in a funny sort of way.
  • Some of the jokes were rude, others corny, and some a tad funny.
  • I'm not being funny, but we haven't got much time.
  • Rupert Grint is adorable as a wuss (his sleeptalking "tapdancing spiders" bit? so funny). evolver Diary Entry
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  • I think it's certainly quite a lot of the comedy that I've been involved in is quite extreme, if you like, and the extremity is part of what's funny about it.
  • We laugh a lot and he has many anecdotes, funny, funny stories. The Sun
  • This is particularly true of the film's climax, which somehow manages to demolish several cop cars, and find Ellen clutching a parasail and jumping through flaming hoops in water skis, yet still be completely unfunny.
  • This kid friendly fairy tale about an unsightly ogre was both heartwarming and very funny.
  • It is about the time before comedians become funny. The Sun
  • Funny and moving, this book will sit perfectly in any footie lover's stocking. The Sun
  • Yet the confusing thing about her mania, says Todd, is her ability to remain articulate, clever and funny.
  • The remake was funny, full of good jokes, strong characters and little blasts of impotent rage. Times, Sunday Times
  • Anyone who has seen a revue of their sketches in Germany knows how deliriously funny their work can be.
  • He pulled a funny face to make us laugh.
  • So the boys decided it was high time someone did a humorous send-up of these books, in the form of a warm, satirical and very funny guide to a country that simply doesn't exist.
  • Roger appeared with a plump stubborn Welsh pony, attached to a funny little cart which he gayly informed them was a "gingle. The Spanish Chest
  • People have called me "alm" as in "alms for the poor" in the past, and I thought it was funny how I read it in my head one way and everyone else had it differently. honeychild because honey is natural, durable and versatile. and we are all children -- that child in us never leaves -- the outer casing just grows up and gets older looking. lol LJWorld.com stories: News
  • It was funny how some couldn't spell the simplest word or even make a complete sentence!
  • And then there are the funny ones such as ning nong, doofus, blatherskite. Etymology – the origins of words « Write Anything
  • But she then started to experience funny turns and we cancelled the holiday.
  • But stated thusly, it's not a very funny joke, is it?
  • Hello - this one's got a funny stamp on.
  • At first glance, it's a cleaning rod with a rubber tip and a funny-looking patch.
  • Whether or not it is so, it is still funny that out of all things they prefer chickweed.
  • Her wings are cocked in a funny angle as if they were broken recently.
  • He was so funny and incredibly charming. The Sun
  • The result is a somewhat funny-looking, normal sized boiler chicken that carries the special naked gene.
  • The movie is, simply and succinctly, not especially funny.
  • She was also very funny and very smart. Times, Sunday Times
  • Arcade remains a funny, outspoken and seemingly unstoppable life force. Times, Sunday Times
  • The "Very Funny" cable network burned off the whopping nine-episode season of its sly charmer about Chicago sportswriter PJ (Jordana Spiro) and her pals on Sundays opposite such sky-high-profile cable competition as Keeping Up with the Kardashians and Mad Men — whose costar Joel Murray, aka rehabbed alky Freddy Rumsen, guested on Boys as the owner who sold the gang's hangout, Crowley's, to Brando (Reid Scott) in the season finale. Cheers & Jeers: My Boys to Men?
  • Although bitterly funny at times, the picture also creates a somber mood that is very affecting.
  • But Dave says absolutely no serious shopping before the comprehensive spending review, which is the tiniest bit unfair, I told Mummy, because no one looks at Manuela and counts up what she spends on all her funny shirts and cardies, they can't if they never see her. Mrs Cameron's diary
  • I read more funny books and leaf through the cartoons in past Leadership issues. Christianity Today
  • When she said she was 'debilitated' at havin 'to give us ham and toast that was funny enough, but what come afterwards was funnier. Thankful's Inheritance
  • I come to a crew-cut young man in a military uniform-ish olive sweater with funny shoulder pads sitting in a little booth.
  • It was surreal and very funny - all I needed was a white cat to stroke menacingly and I was set.
  • Mummy, there's something wrong with Mary. Her face has gone all funny.
  • I take it at night because it tends to leave a funny aftertaste in the mouth.
  • It was funny, butwhen I was going to school for ANOC for my E-7 I almost didn't finish, I only had 6 years to go and with only one E-7 in commo I thought "no use" but went ahead. A Commercial for Christmas
  • Our nepeta is blooming too, funny how fast the flowering catches up from north to south. Bee Speed « Fairegarden
  • I told her no; gave her the names of a few funny memoirists who have chronicled their experiences dealing with weight issues in the ‘dating game,’ and sent her on her way.
  • But in a funny way our very brains are the things we use to compose lyrics and we draw on things to write songs.
  • Funny how having daughters turns you into an old-fashioned, overprotective prude.
  • Regular readers had pulled out all the stops to send a barrel-load of side-splitting entries that had our funny-man rolling around on the floor with laughter.
  • Here in India, especially in relatively small cities like Dehra Doon, it feels like half magic a lot of the time and the only way to live through the muddles is to be determined to find them funny.
  • With his mate riding shotgun and in disbelief, this is a reasonable comedy about looks, with some funny gross-out moments as you view the world through Hal's rose-coloured eyes.
  • Not that anyone in the Burnley dressing room was in the mood to see the funny side. The Sun
  • Much of the art he discusses is funny, playful and mischievous. Times, Sunday Times
  • My sister and I could barely contain ourselves, we thought it was so funny and ingenious.
  • I've never heard the term aged news," said Mr. Berke, giving off an air of superiority, even if it was a feeble attempt at being funny. Times Editors Bomb in Daily Show Visit
  • He convulsed the audience with his funny acts.
  • In her earlier, greater work, someone - in the end, among the disasters and the funny bits and the painful stumbles and everyone crashing out in some way - would have come through smiling.
  • Life does not cease to be funny when people die any more than it ceases to be serious when people laugh. George Bernard Shaw 
  • Funny, it is generally accepted as the height of sociolinguistic sophistication to shift the shiftable aspects of your speech (vowel quality being a prime example) in the direction of the speech of those you are speaking to.
  • I s'pec 'it seem sorter funny ter you, boss, but dat w'ite 'oman done had lots er trouble; she done had bunnunce er trouble -- she sholy is! Mingo And Other Sketches in Black and White
  • This sounds like quite an outburst, but it's funny when she says it.
  • The clients explained that they were looking for a way to end their presentation on a funny, attention-grabbing note.
  • The funnyman has also taken along his own entertainment in the form of two books. The Sun
  • All my funny stories fell completely flat.
  • The jokes were funny ; the observations about single life refreshing. Times, Sunday Times
  • It's kind of hard to tell though, and the funny thing about exams is, the moment you come out of the room you just don't care about them any more.
  • So, if you're ugly or funny-looking, you needn't worry that they'll make disparaging remarks.
  • We were funny and informative! The Sun
  • Often the best way to convey something comedic is to not try and be funny but simply let the viewer relate to the situation and see the humor for themselves. New Variants Episode arrives, PvP’s Scott Kurtz guest stars | Major Spoilers - Comic Book Reviews and News
  • I clasped my hands in entreaty, and Uncle Geoff had such a funny look in his eyes that I quite stared at him. The Boys and I: A Child's Story for Children
  • Didn't it strike you as funny that Adam wasn't there?
  • These guys are so funny and laid back on stage, making jokes, telling stories, having a good time.
  • Shorthand just looks like a series of funny squiggles to me.
  • I found the violent slapstick humour cruel and unfunny.
  • He was struggling to read a funny e-mail, but it rendered him speechless, so he segued into the next song without introduction.
  • In other words, this is your typical Pinkwater novel: screamingly funny, unbelievably weird, and fantastically awesome. Boing Boing
  • 'Oh, no, 'said he, looking a sort of diabolically funny,' the harpooneer is a dark complexioned chap. He never eats dumplings, he don't -- he eats nothing but steaks, and likes 'em rare. ' Moby-Dick, or, The Whale
  • Sometimes he is funny; sometimes he seems like a poet.
  • Instead, he could answer in a funny, light-hearted way, setting an upbeat tone for the evening.
  • If Gordon Brown's comments weren't so delusional and misleading it'd be funny. Is Gordon Brown a hypocrite?
  • This mixes feminism with funny, cool with competent, self-deprecating with powerbroker. The Sun
  • My Gakuen alice; P with a new character: Yano Takashi he´s 13 years old and have an Singing - Virus Alice he love to sing but than he ill he must cough ...: '(he loves mikan but mikan loves natsume: D he´s very cold to first but later he´s very funny;) Sry my english is very bad ... WN.com - Articles related to Bank of China: New Funding to Suffice for 3 Years
  • Wade was smart and not bad-looking, and he could be funny when he wanted to.
  • Yes, it raises money for charity but what is really funny about sitting in baked beans?
  • Because this movie is more than just a parody of that series, and it's also ridiculously funny. The Sun
  • It's not going to be funny when someone who can't have nut products gets a mouthful of the wrong food and goes into shock.
  • We tried to make a joke of our situation, but it wasn't really funny.
  • Helen gave me a rather funny look.
  • And there are too many unfunny comedians. Times, Sunday Times
  • I needed a good laugh and that funny cartoon really hit the spot.
  • John seems to have an inexhaustible stock of funny stories.
  • Funny how religion is creeping into the environmental debate.
  • Though I’m lucky, I suppose; the area where I live (Brooklyn) is lousy with freelancers, so delivery guys don’t give me any funny looks when I answer the door in jammies or look like I just woke up from a nap (though I usually don’t nap; I apparently just look sleepy when I’m really in the Zone with wordcount). Admitting to an infection of words «
  • It was sad, moving and funny in a certain sense and at times all three at once. Times, Sunday Times
  • I know you think these things that you call blobs popping up is odd, well not if you have a clue that they are characters from the new pixar movie coming out soon called monsters vs aliens, that fact makes these things a lot less odd and funny and now just a kids cartoon character. Shirking my Shirtly Duties
  • An evening at the Magpie and Crown in Brentford was certainly lively, intellectually stimulating and at times hysterically funny; and I think their cask-conditioned scrumpy is probably at least twice the advertised strength... A busy weekend...
  • The vignette, with its quartet of bare-chested musclemen around a poker table, their biceps and pectorals effectively lit by the low-hanging overhead fixture, is funny and provocative.
  • I'm discovering that I like Danilaw a lot -- he's got the ability to extemporize political speeches like a trained skald and he's also pretty funny. don't expect your good heart to save your neck
  • Black it certainly is; funny it certainly is, but, in reality, it is more of a symposium of anarchic, iconoclastic humour than a comedy in the pure sense of the word.
  • It's funny, because having dimples is something I always struggled with growing up. Cheryl Cole: 'I hate this year'
  • Well, here's a funny thing, or at least something that will hearten Tollefson: The stats aren't quite as bereft as Tuck thinks they are. The Saddest Man in the Locker Room
  • We fell about at Grandpa's funny story.
  • He can be charming and funny, eager to introduce potential allies to people who can help them.
  • Now and again we would have watched a funny TV programme together and hostilities would cease.
  • That drink has made me feel quite funny.
  • I'll tell you a funny story,if I may digress from my subject for a monent.
  • Producers like to end newscasts with lighthearted or funny stories. Peril and Promise: A Commentary on America
  • We always get through these rough patches, but let's face it, no one ever likes sitting in a patch of grass burrs at the time no matter how funny the story may be later.
  • Is it a deliberate recruitment drive by the church; are the robes particularly alluring; is it the funny hats? The Church of England votes to give homosexual clergy hookups full benefits « Anglican Samizdat
  • He was walking a fine line between being funny and being rude.
  • The best way to deal with unfunny jokes is to simply ignore them. The Sun
  • Men had these funny bobbed hairstyles, so we had to find a way for people not to look ridiculous. Times, Sunday Times
  • The funny thing is, I keep having this naggy thought that I've seen you somewhere before.
  • The watch on deck soon came to the conclusion that "sailoring" was not particularly funny at night, for there was a good deal of gaping, and not a little impatience for the eight bells that would relieve them for Little By Little or, The Cruise of the Flyaway
  • It's a funny, left-of-center film about envy in all its permeations and how it strains friendships.
  • Drawing funny comics has always been a serious business for us. The Sun
  • Like the spurned women of Manhattan, Howard and his fellow rejects should remind themselves they're smart, beautiful, funny, wonderful people who deserve better.
  • Add some desperately unfunny writing and a guy who doesn't really know how to be madcap and… well, we've all learned a lesson.
  • His jokes are always in such bad taste; he can't be funny without going over the top.
  • Mother Clap's Molly House is a camp spectacle reminiscent of music hall and it has some shockingly funny one liners.
  • As a gay man I find his comments quite funny - good for him to be brave enough to express his honest opinion.
  • It’s funny how much people stare when a limo goes past considering I don’t think any real celebrity would actually drive around in a white American party limo… why would they? the-moo Diary Entry
  • It's absurd things like that that balance the movie off its pain-film miserableness; this is a really funny movie, despite the constant stream of tragedy, loss, degradation and soul-shattering identity crisis its characters undergo.
  • *** My husband would like it on the record that he had nothing to do with this particular piece of cheese, and the pansy is thereby distancing himself from said joke and any particular wife who may have thought it funny …. Pass the Puns, Please @ Attack of the Redneck Mommy
  • The poem is wonderfully funny in its sketch of our toey aggressiveness when we find ourselves overseas and out of our trees.
  • But then Kevin signed an astronomical nine - digit extension, and things got funny.
  • The result is a video that is informative, interesting and at times funny.
  • II, even though it repeats most of the gags from the original and isn't even a third as funny. What the...?
  • Hendrie, fortunately, saw the funny side.
  • You can say "Hohokam" and people don't think you're laughing funny. Archive 2005-07-01
  • You might remember me from such televisual classics as Funny-Shaped Vegetables, The Dog That Said Sausages and, of course, Get Britain Singing, with the late but not overly lamented Doc Cox.
  • But at Allah Made Me Funny's show in London only a few atheists and a lone Jew identified themselves in response to a good-humoured request from the stage.
  • Engle makes Sherry adorably effective as an effable, devoted (brings his lunch to work) wife who deals reasonably well with that pesky little transgression and is funny as hell when she learns while drunk that Joe's old flame is married to the renegade preacher. James Scarborough: Bail Me Out, the Hudson Guild Theatre
  • She was always so funny and entertaining.
  • Zeit Opern" – operas of the time – were a common feature of Germany in the 1920s, when Hindemith wrote a media comedy called Neues vom Tage (News of the Day), and even Schoenberg attempted a (very unfunny) comedy called Heute Oder Morgen (Today or Tomorrow). I predict a riot
  • Tue 11/10/09 11: 58 AM reese witherspoon. she was so funny and sharp in freeway, pleasantville, election. and then sweet home alabama. ew Have you ever felt 'betrayed' by an actor? | EW.com
  • He's so funny he always makes me laugh.
  • Keep talking after his face has pinched up in resentment and disgust, because you are RUINING his day and his BEER and his FUNNY. Valentines, part the first
  • So it's funny to be very habituated to watching regular wildebeests which are kind of gruff and intense looking and tough, and then come across the back wildebeests and watch them stotting around the landscape like, in comparison to the regular model gnu, dancers in a Baz Luhrmann production. ScienceBlogs Channel : Life Science
  • Still, the group has spirit, and it is funny to hear some of the choristers dramatically rolling their r's while others sing the Latin text with an obvious American accent.
  • I found the name Eugene gave me—funny, foreign—over the bell in the outer hall. The Worst Years of Your Life
  • The script is incredibly funny, with a bright and breezy pace and a good message for all wrinklies out there: life is worth living and you should pursue your dreams no matter how old you are.
  • After all, white folks are the dominant ones in society and have all of the advantages that have been built up over hundreds of years of racial preference toward whites; so when a group of Native American students name their intermural basketball team "The Fightin 'Whites" in order to point out the stupidity of naming a team "The Fighin 'Reds" white people find it funny and laugh it off because it is not a real threat to whiteness. SeeLight:
  • March 26th, 2010 at 12: 21 am tombaker says: cg is funny. Think Progress » GOP congressman: Palin’s ‘reload’ map with crosshairs targeted at House Democrats is ‘inappropriate.’
  • We dread turning into a lumpish, sexless gnome in a pastel sweatsuit, existing for the free cheese samples at the supermarket and owning too many mugs with funny sayings on them. Caroline Hagood: Flow: The Cultural Story of Menstruation
  • At home he had been funny, sociable, always ready for a quip or a practical joke.
  • His book was sad, and also funny in macabre, characteristic bursts. THE WHITE DOVE
  • He is full of little jokes, poshly spoken but slyly funny, indiscreet and competitive too. Times, Sunday Times
  • He writes stories which are funny almost by accident.
  • His funny stories begin to pall on his listeners after the second time of telling.
  • We laughed dutifully at all his jokes, even the ones that weren't funny.
  • It's funny how all the sci-fi and fantasy posts combined could not equal the geekiness on display in this one post.
  • We who are uninitiated in Morecambe and Wise may find the new duo more ham than wise, although still intermittently funny.
  • He wrote a very funny piece about going on a boat from Naples to Capri, and when all the tourists went into the Blue Grotto in tiny coracles, he remained on the boat, thinking how nice it would be if they never came out again.
  • Anna grabbed her temper back, managed to smile, said, "Actually, capellini is pretty funny," and went outside. FLIGHT LESSONS
  • Funny, the crazy thing is that ever since I met Angie my life has kind of paralleled the damned book that started it all in the first place. Clean Kill
  • Funny, but I thought her continuous chaine turns at the end were gorgeous, and I thought it was supposed to look out of control, that she was supposed to swoon, falling into his arms. Tonya Plank: Shannon Elizabeth Needs to Stomp That Latin Out
  • If this is your idea of a joke, then I don't find it very funny.
  • # You understand why '42' and 'AYBABTU' are funny, and still laugh at both. 20 Signs You Might Be A Geek
  • Ths show, of course, was precisely what one would expect - hilarious, side-splitting, laugh-out loud funny.
  • The great becomes ridiculous is only a step, but one more step, funny and will become great.
  • She could also be light-hearted and uproariously funny.
  • In our study 25% of patients with funny turns had features on EEG that could be misinterpreted.
  • It's kinda funny, people slagged us off for putting all the names on the press release and people still got it wrong.
  • We have a HEAVY pine kingsize bed that pretty much fills the room, a backbreakingly heavy mattress and a three-door wardrobe that is just not going to be funny to move even an inch. sheepdip Diary Entry
  • The ability of that medium to distort, graft, reopen and reanimate lost time permits these poems their exquisite, darkly funny dissections.
  • The appearance of Travolta trying to be evil by way of Hugh Hefner and Tony Manero is funny enough, but the addition of some slapstick later in the film lightens, for the moment at least, what is an overbearingly grim and depressing movie. Eric’s Top 10 Worst Comic Book Movies Ever » Scene-Stealers
  • Yet the way she says it is urgent, funny, alarmed but undogmatic. Times, Sunday Times
  • An appeal can be in the form of a funny question, a witty observation, opinion or comment.
  • He chuckled at the funny story.
  • He said: 'It was so funny. The Sun
  • There are many funny anecdotes crammed in here. Times, Sunday Times
  • The funny part is that "beastiality" is a misspelling. doggdot.us
  • The result is charming: twelve short, funny, fast songs about English life with fuzzy guitars and good tunes.
  • It's good you can see the funny side of the situation.
  • The film is a joy - hilariously funny and unremittingly scabrous.
  • That turned out to be fanciful thinking as instead I found myself in a warm and cheerful place with assistants hard at work and a kettle on the boil, and if there was a funny smell it was, Polly assured me, just her lamb stew at lunch, not the waft of an odorous beast she'd flayed. Kisa Lala: Sculpting Corpses: A Conversation With Taxidermy Artist Polly Morgan
  • Pity the insult thingy is damn funny in pointless childish way Compose Your Own Insult For Gordon Brown
  • While other contestants with three left feet were still in the show, your continuing success was funny. Times, Sunday Times
  • As sitcom premises go, it is bold and daring - but not that funny. Times, Sunday Times
  • I suppose the modrn version of slapstick is "Funny" Home Videos, and I guess there's an element of this here (ooh! what's going to happen next?!) but, being an illustration, without the moral quandary of filming your four year old setting himself on fire with the intention of sending the tape off to Carlton Television. I'm still alive
  • One replies, 'That is funny! Times, Sunday Times
  • There are certainly lots of funny jokes and nifty visual ideas along the way. Times, Sunday Times
  • Total Points: 6,916.07 he did a vid 2 were he called charlie was pretty funny BoxingScene.com
  • In a September 11 article in the leading French newspaper Le Monde, titled "Sarah Palin, a funny kind of parishioner" (Sarah Palin, une drôle de paroisienne) sociologist Yannick Fer gives a competent overview of the Charismatic movement to which Palin belongs, but his conclusion is widely off the mark: Scott Atran: Religion in America: Why Many Democrats and Europeans Don't Get It
  • November 1st, 2007 at 2: 22 pm wwbd says: true story: there’s this one time, where i just threw out this random post. copying someone else’s exact format. there in layed the funny part, but then some troll came about and starting calling me incorrect ajdectives. so what did i do? LEDGER. GILLIAM. IMAGINARIUM. PERIODS.
  • Similarly, you can't make unfunny dialogue funny by repeating it over and over at increasing volume.
  • What Amis has also acknowledged as a writer is that nice things aren't necessarily as funny as nasty things.
  • I used to know a man who had mugged up all the trees and plants, so that when you said to him, "What a funny juniper that is over there, with blue peach-blossoms on it," he would reply, "You mean the _Pyrofoliata persica corylus_," and explain how it was first introduced into England by JEREMY Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 158, 1920-04-21
  • In television, a medium where you can't move for unfunny, awkward, comedy-kryptonite quartets, that's gold dust. Times, Sunday Times
  • The interview editing renders what would have been boring and incoherent conversations with old people and stoners into a thoughtful, funny psych exam for the national consciousness.
  • She also added that the funnyman has been a good influence on her. OMG, Music!
  • Since it's not funny, and it's rarely interesting, I know this movie bored even the dolts in the audience.
  • This is a very big, brawling mix of ideas and interviews, with wacky clips, spoofs and pastiches, some devastatingly funny and pertinent, some of them pretty lame.
  • It is kind of funny in a revolting way.
  • Very funny! Who's hidden my car keys?
  • The word tinkled in her head with a supernatural echo, frozen in mystery, causing her to stir and rustle the funny papers so that she failed to hear the conclusion of her uncle's sentence: Even Cowgirls Get The Blues
  • it was so funny it was a circus
  • I had a funny feeling in the pit of my stomach.
  • But these seaside souvenirs fail the first test of the saucy postcard... because they're not remotely funny. Times, Sunday Times
  • SAC staff will be more than In Edinburgh, students willing to answer any course-related questions undertook a range of you may have. activities such as micropropagation, All SAC campuses will also host an Open Evening animal behaviour, and on Wednesday 3rd June - details available on our assessing water quality. web site: www. sac.ac.uk / opendays In Aberdeen, students enjoyed activities such as lambing and pond SAC does 'something dipping. funny for money' In Ayr, events entitled Recently Uploaded Slideshows
  • It's funny how the critics can just sit there blankly as it goes by, and then away they go!
  • But it does have a charming hornpipe danced by Charlie and a funny bit at the end.

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