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    Default Give a monkey half a brain - meaning?

    Hey everybody !
    I would like to know if the expression "give a monkey half a brain' is an idiom, and if so, could someone explain the meaning?
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    (sorry if this question has already been asked )

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    Default Re: Give a monkey half a brain - meaning?

    If it's an English idiom it's new to me. Some context might be helpful.

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    Default Re: Give a monkey half a brain - meaning?

    Its a derogatory remark. For instance, if you experience somthing that someone has been done badly (a piece of work or a task) then you could say 'You see what happens when you give a monkey half a brain' the 'monkey being the person who made the mess. Not very nice

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