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The Full Monty

Posted by Graham Langley on June 21, 2005

The Full Monty
The first time I became aware of this phrase was in a bookshop in 1994 as the title of the comedian Jim Davidson's autobiography. I immediately understood the meaning, but assumed the root was rhyming slang for Montessori / story. Has anyone else come up with this interpretation?