Lindsay McMahon
"The English Adventurer"

What cracks you up?

What makes you laugh?

Today we’ll show you a few different ways to say that something is funny.

On this show we have already talked about 3 ways to respond to a funny joke in English and in Episode 634 we talked about what the word “funny” really means.

Now we’ll continue on the topic of comedy and we’ll show you different things that you can say when you think something is funny.


When was the last time you cracked up?

Do you ever laugh at inappropriate times?


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How to say something was extremely funny:

  • “I was on the floor”-”I saw Jerry Seinfeld’s standup act. I was on the floor, he was so funny.”
  • “I was cracking up”-I couldn’t stop cracking up. I felt so bad because she seemed serious!”
  • “I was laughing my head off when I heard that joke”
  • “I was dying!” Did you see the episode of friends where they carried the couch down the stairs? I was dying during that part!”


Things you can say to someone when they say something funny:

  • “That’s hysterical”


So what cracks you up?

Let us know in the comments below.

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