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more fun than a barrel of monkeys

Very amusing or diverting, as in That video game was more fun than a barrel of monkeys. This expression, first recorded in 1895, alludes to the playful behavior of these primates.

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more, more and more, more bang for the buck, more dead than alive, more dict., more fun than a barrel of monkeys, more in sorrow than in anger, more often than not, more or less, more power to someone, more sinned against than sinning
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