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Softly, softly catchee monkey

Posted by Smokey Stover on July 16, 2005

In Reply to: "Slowly, Slowly, catchy monkey" posted by Bob on July 15, 2005

: : "Slowly, Slowly, catchy monkey", ok I heard this phrase versed on many occasions. TV comedy mainly. Any ideas of its origin?

: Your question has been asked and answered here before. Please go back one page, click on the Browse the Archive link, and you'll be able to find that previous discussion.

You'll probably find it more easily under "Softly, softly catchee monkey." And while we're talking about monkeys, there were some posts on this site indicating that "monkey" was slang for genitals. Correct me if I'm wrong, but I heard that it was slang only for female genitals. (But I'm from the back country, which perhaps doesn't count.) SS

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