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    fun and funny

    Hello,

    Oce I said to my English teacher (native speaker) that her lessons were funny and she asked me if I meant they were fun.
    I have always used the word funny and fun as synonims. Is it correct? (I know that funny also means something like strange)

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    Re: fun and funny

    Quote Originally Posted by ripley
    Hello,

    Once I said to my English teacher (native speaker) that her lessons were funny and she asked me if I meant they were fun. I have always used the word funny and fun as synonyms. Is that correct? (I know that funny also means something like strange)
    fun means, enjoyable
    funny means, laughable; strange, odd

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