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- another term for funny bone
- ‘I was even more perplexed when I learned from my dictionary that crazy bone also has the metaphoric meaning of ‘a sense of humor.’’
- ‘All the nerves were torn in the elbow, right where the crazy bone is located.’
- ‘The term funny bone (also once called the crazy bone) seems to have arisen out of a pun.’
crazy bone/ˈkrāzē bōn/
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