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Re: Money

Posted by James Briggs on November 06, 2002

In Reply to: Money posted by Niki on November 06, 2002

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: Why in Pound sterling is £500 sometimes called a monkey?

My Dictionary of Slang says "c19. origin unknown". Pity.
It also says that the term applies to dollars. Is this true?