funny farm

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nounSlang.
  1. a psychiatric hospital.

Origin of funny farm

1
First recorded in 1960–65; funny1 in the sense “strange, peculiar, odd” and farm in the sense “a place that serves a specified type of client”

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funny farm

noun
  1. facetious a mental institution

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