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eli54 wrote:Is the monkey a single cast piece, or rings riveted or bolted together?
Considering the brass monkey in question never existed, then I suppose it can be constructed however you like. :P

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Thanks for the laugh! :lol:
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DrMatt wrote:The whole discussion is ridiculous. The phrase was back-formed in the late 20th century from "Hot enough to melt a brass doorknob", which in turn was curated or possibly made up by Mark Twain.
That explanation is no more or less plausible than all of the others.