Results for - Surveys are more fun than a barrel full of monkeys!

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There are lots of monkey sayings. Which ones have you heard, please note the time the phrase was coined.

1. There are lots of monkey sayings. Which ones have you heard, please note the time the phrase was coined.

More fun than a barrel full of monkeys (alludes to the playful behavior of these primates., 1895)
61%
1,027 votes
Well I'll be a monkey's uncle (earliest example is the phrase: If that's a joke I'm a monkey's uncle, from an Ohio newspaper; 1925)
56%
932 votes
Monkey house (used for political jokes, monkey houses = parliament, psychiatric hospital., 1900s)
14%
227 votes
Monkey wrench (To cause obstruction, Edward Abbey, an American author and essayist, whose 1975 novel The Monkey Wrench Gang follows a group of radical environmentalists as they protest land development in the American West)
53%
881 votes
Monkey see, monkey do (imitate, is a pidgin-style saying that appeared in American culture in the early 1920s)
64%
1,071 votes
Got a monkey on my back (emerged in the 1800s, someone who was bothered by something that wouldn't go away, 1940s = addiction)
49%
823 votes
Brass monkey (The two balls are traditionally mounted on brass arms, which were called 'monkeys' by sailors in the 18th and 19th centuries.)
32%
542 votes
Knew all
11%
182 votes
Knew none
14%
234 votes
Do you regularly use any of the above phrases?

2. Do you regularly use any of the above phrases?

I use all of them
4%
65 votes
I use a few of them
35%
581 votes
I use maybe one
17%
282 votes
Not sure, don't remember or keep track
15%
257 votes
No
29%
486 votes
Which of these monkey facts do you know?

3. Which of these monkey facts do you know?

The word monkey comes from: Moneke, the name of the son of Martin the Ape in a medieval animal story.
4%
72 votes
Monkeys don't get sunburned.
8%
140 votes
The tip of a spider monkey's tail can support the full weight of his body... really!
13%
216 votes
Grinning or pulling the lip is not a
5%
90 votes
Monkeys are immune to the virus that causes the human
5%
91 votes
Knew all
3%
56 votes
Knew none
70%
1,166 votes
Monkey bread is said to look like fruits that monkeys eat. Its sticky, with butter and pecans. Which is true for you?

4. Monkey bread is said to look like fruits that monkeys eat. Its sticky, with butter and pecans. Which is true for you?

I've had it
30%
496 votes
I've made it
10%
171 votes
I've never had it
20%
333 votes
I want to make it
7%
112 votes
I'd like to taste it
17%
292 votes
Not sure
11%
188 votes
Not for me
20%
340 votes
09/17/2015 Living 1671 27 By: ptajuggalette

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