Date: Wed, 7 Feb 1996 19:02:32 -0500
From: Jesse T Sheidlower jester[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]PANIX.COM
Subject: Re: Monkey Wards
Where, in 1912, did the phrase originate?
Don't know that it originated in 1912, that's just the date of our
first citation. It was from a collection of Truman's letters, I
believe; I don't have the cite in front of me just now.
jester[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]panix.com