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    patton Guest

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    What does "blue monkey" mean?
    e.g. origin: fable or just an idiom ?
    Thanks
    Last edited by patton; 18-Dec-2004 at 17:09. Reason: activate quick reply

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    Default Re: blue monkey

    Try Google it! Good luck!

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blue_Monkey

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    Default Re: blue monkey

    I've never heard it as an idiom. We use 'brass monkey'for extreme cold (cold enough to freeze the balls off a brass monkey).

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