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Monkey of my back - manqué ?

Posted by MichaelFR on September 13, 2004

In Reply to: Monkey of my back - manqué ? posted by paul on September 13, 2004

: is it possible the first use was the word manqué and it was mistaken for monkey?

No, it's probably "monkey off my back". You'll find in the archives answers for different meanings of it.