Fun or Funny?

Don’t say: 
– My vacation was really funny.
– We did lots of funny things together, like partying and going to the beach.

Say this:
– My vacation was really fun.
– We did lots of fun things together, like partying and going to the beach.


  • Fun is something (or someone) that you enjoy.  We all had fun at the picnic.  He’s fun to be with.
  • Funny is something (or someone) that makes you laugh.  He knows a lot of funny jokes.  Three funny movies (comedies) are Airplane, Blazing Saddles, and Monty Python and the  Holy Grail

Where’s the Monkey?

  In, on, under…   these small words are used to describe where someone or something is.

  • In the first picture, the ball is in the box.
  • In the second picture, the ball is on the box.

Here’s a silly, short kids’ video that can help you remember which word to use.

And here’s a little lesson on these words – called “prepositions of place”.

Finally, here is a description of many more prepositions of place,  and a quiz.