Is Paddy Clarke ha ha Ha (which won the Mann Booker Prize in 1993) the only one of your novels that stands on its own?
Of his nine novels, only the bestselling Paddy Clarke ha ha Ha (1993) lacks company.
On the other hand, it is annoying—after having predicted everything accurately—to hear “ha ha yah boo!”
Yes, I wanted time to investigate, and I didnt want you fellows to give me the ha ha!
Then it would all have come out about our being there, and—ha—ha—ha!
It began with gusty blowings and snortings, and opened into a clear "ha ha!"
In each case, the ha ha's must be made without laughing, which is almost an impossibility.
“ha ha,” laughed a thousand demons, and Lucifer himself opened his tusked jaws some half a yard in scornful laughter.
As soon as they arrive near any village they shout again the ha ha.
"Ha—ha—-prenez garde—my tiger-cat has kittens," he laughed; and he looked over his shoulder.
also haha, used of laughter since ancient times; cf. Old English ha ha, Greek ha ha, Latin hahae. A different attempt at representation is in py-hy (1580s).
: even made a ha-ha pass at him/ ha-ha candles made to look like penises
A joke; something funny; stroke of wit: That's a ha-ha all right
[1940s+; ha-ha represented the sound of laughter by 1000]