Happy Birthday to You, you belong down the zoo, you look like a monkey and smell like one too. (what we sang in the playground)
Cheeky monkey (friendly catch phrase probably from the 50s)
I want to speak to the organ minder not the monkey (classic insult about someone's intelligence, not PC but not racist)
Monkey bike/bars/shoes/nuts - various items I've had in the past
I'm an ape man, Stop that Gibbon, novelty pop songs from the 70s. Arctic Monkeys - band that were briefly good. Blow Monkeys - pretentious band from the 80s. The Gorillas. Pretentious band from the 00s and 10s. Steve Gibbons - pub rocker from the 70s onward.
Go Ape - theme park.
PG Tips chimps, Johnny whathisface monkey, the monkey in that Channel 5 programme with Suggs
None of it is racist. DB isn't racist. He was foolish and perhaps reflective of how celebs and others want to share instantaneously with the masses and risk massive faux pas.
Comment on my racism in football thread, which similarly suggests we are over-reacting - whilst not dismissing genuine issues in society.
I might also call it crazy, or mad, without meaning to offend those with mental health issues.
As a secular republican I am quite happy to mock, whilst not hating. Here's an amusing sketch, originally posted by someone else on this site.
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