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He remembered something—the cherished pose of being a man plunged fathoms-deep in business.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
May looked along at the dimpled grace, And then at the saint-like, fair old face, “How funny!”
BOYS AND GIRLS BOOKSHELF; A PRACTICAL PLAN OF CHARACTER BUILDING, VOLUME I (OF 17)VARIOUS
A letter from Fajardo to the king (December 10, 1621) concerns various matters of administration and business.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, 1493-1898, VOLUME XX, 1621-1624VARIOUS
We were speaking of the faculty of mimicry, and he told me such a funny little anecdote about Chopin.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
He looked up, half shutting his one funny eye, and cocking one ear up, and letting the other droop down.
SQUINTY THE COMICAL PIGRICHARD BARNUM
The father of Mr. Stacy Marks predestined him for the coach-building business.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOLUME 107, NOVEMBER 3, 1894VARIOUS
I am an easiful old pagan, and I am not angry with you at all—you funny, little champion of the Most High.
GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
He walked first to one side, and then the other, rooting in the dirt with his funny, rubbery nose.
SQUINTY THE COMICAL PIGRICHARD BARNUM
That, and a range war that grew out of the killing, and some kind of a business deal just about broke them.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
But he could not bear the reflection, and with fevered impatience, he hurried through the business of the morning.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
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WORDS RELATED TO FUNNY BUSINESS

  • absurdity
  • antics
  • bunk
  • carrying-on
  • clowning
  • craziness
  • folly
  • foolery
  • fooling around
  • foolishness
  • fun
  • funny business
  • giddiness
  • high jinks
  • horseplay
  • insanity
  • irresponsibility
  • joking
  • kidding around
  • ludicrousness
  • lunacy
  • madness
  • ridiculousness
  • senselessness
  • shenanigans
  • silliness
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