Date: Wed, 7 Feb 1996 10:43:05 -0500 From: Jesse T Sheidlower 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. Jesse Sheidlower Random House Reference