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Fun Phrase Friday: Monkey Business

Happy Friday!
This weeks fun phrase is… ” Monkeys Business”

Meaning : Foolish or mischievous activity.
History: One assumes the sly, alert, advantage-taking behavior of a monkey gave rise to this notion. It must have been fairly new in 1904 when the Brooklyn Standard Union saw fit to put it in quotes: “A warning to Russia that England will not tolerate any delay or any ‘monkey business’ whatsoever.”

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