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that's funny | the funny thing is

This page is about the conversational phrase that's funny | the funny thing is

Meaning

You can say this if you think something's strange.

For example

  • "John's not in there."
    "That's funny. Here was in there a minute ago."

  • "They broke into your house?"
    "Yes, but the funny thing is they didn't take anything."

Quick Quiz

Simon said, "Your passport isn't in here," and I said, "That's funny.

a. It's always in there."

b. It's never in there."

c. I can't stop laughing."

Contributor: Matt Errey