Posted by Lewis on January 05, 2007
In Reply to: ape around posted by pamela on January 05, 2007
: : : : : what does it mean to ape around?
: : : : To ape around (and also "to monkey around") means to act in a way which shows that you don't take a situation seriously. It comes from the playful and often silly way that chimps and other apes behave.
: : : Sorry Alisha, I also meant to say that apes are slandered in this regard. Pamela
: : Pamela's quite right. The *dark secret is that history can be rewritten*, that our evolutionary past is not to be taken lightly. Apes deserve more respect.
: Even cheeky ones?
but not brass ones