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    #1

    laughed my head off.

    Is "crack up" similar to "laugh one'e head off"? What other similiar expressions do you have?

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    W:Shane, did you see Sunday Special on TV last night? I laughed my head off.
    M : No, I missed it. I waited all day, but my sister changed the channel.

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    #2

    Re: laughed my head off.

    It cracked me up.

    I fell about laughing.

    I laughed till I cried.

    I nearly died laughing.

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    Re: laughed my head off.

    "Cracking up" means "to break into laughter and continue that way. "Laughing my head off" suggests raucous, uncontrollable laughter which goes on for an extended period of time.

    I laughed my head off.
    I nearly died laughing.
    My sides almost split.
    I laughed my a*s off. (AmE vulgar)
    I laughed my t*ts off. (BrE vulgar)
    I was crying with laughter.

    One of my favourite jokes when I was five:

    Q: What goes "Ha ha, bonk"?
    Response: I don't know. What goes "Ha ha, bonk"?
    A: A man laughing his head off.

    Trust me, when I was five, that cracked me up!
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: laughed my head off.

    Don't forget the internet/text acronym "ROFL" - rolling on the floor laughing.

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    Re: laughed my head off.

    "I pissed myself laughing."

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    #6

    Re: laughed my head off.

    The vulgar AmE one also has an internet acronym - LMAO.

    You will also hear "I [nearly] wet myself laughing."
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #7

    Re: laughed my head off.

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    ...
    One of my favourite jokes when I was five:

    Q: What goes "Ha ha, bonk"?
    Response: I don't know. What goes "Ha ha, bonk"?
    A: A man laughing his head off.

    Trust me, when I was five, that cracked me up!
    Mine was:

    Q What goes '99 bonk'?
    A A centipede with a wooden leg.

    Less to the point than yours!

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