Date: Wed, 7 Feb 1996 10:43:05 -0500
From: Jesse T Sheidlower jester[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]PANIX.COM
Subject: Re: Montgomery Ward
How wide-spread is the name, "Monkey Wards"?
Have any of you heard of it?
We're preparing an entry for this for Volume II of the
Random House Historical Dictionary of American Slang.
We have quite a bit of evidence going back to 1912.
Random House Reference
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