Date: Wed, 7 Feb 1996 19:02:32 -0500 From: Jesse T Sheidlower 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. Jesse Sheidlower