1983/1984 "the full Monty" antedating

Joel S. Berson Berson at ATT.NET
Fri Sep 25 14:57:15 UTC 2009

At 9/25/2009 09:40 AM, Stephen Goranson wrote:
>Earlier currency is app. implied by the following names of fish and chip
>  1982 Yellow Pages: Manchester North 264/3 Full Monty Chippy The, 30 Townley
>St, Middleton..Fullmonty Chippy, 61 Radclyffe St, Chadderton.]

Did they serve their fish fully dressed or totally naked?  (There are
also several "Naked Fish" restaurants, including one in nearby
Lexington, Mass., which claims it is "more than just a restaurant:
it's a distinct philosophy about both food preparation and the
environment in which diners enjoy their meals.")


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