(also he he)
Used to represent laughter or amusement.
- Congrats on all the nominations Rick, I will vote for you once you vote for me in the best blog and best photoblog categories, he he
- He he, it's amazing how nerdy projects can bring people together.
- I just wanted to let you all know because I'm certain you'd be fretting until Monday otherwise. Ha ha ha!
natural utterance: first recorded in Old English (compare with ha1).
A ditch with a wall on its inner side below ground level, forming a boundary to a park or garden without interrupting the view.
- By removing the scrubby hawthorns that had grown up around the ha-ha, or sunken ditch, we have opened up the view that Jane Austen knew, in the true English landscape garden tradition.
- Three fishing ponds were joined together to create two lakes, separated by a dam-cum-bridge and a ha-ha - a sunken wall that kept grazing animals out of the park.
- Or possibly, it is just the gap where the ha-ha is broken to allow the turn-in from the road.
early 18th century: from French, said to be from the cry of surprise on suddenly encountering such an obstacle.