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Re: Monkey Wards

Posted by ESC on January 10, 2001

In Reply to: Phrase origin posted by Terry L. Ommen on January 10, 2001

: Help? Can someone tell me the origin of the term Monkey Ward as it relates to Montgomery Ward Store? Any help would be appreciated. Terry

I've heard it (a store) called Monkey Wards since the 1950s. But I don't know who said it first.