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What is Real McCoy?

By | January 5, 2023

When a thing is of genuine quality or real, it is generally referred to as the Real McCoy. What is the origin of the phrase? There are many theories about it. But mostly are of unconfirmed nature. First mention is a 1856 reference to whisky in the Scottish National Dictionary—”A drappie [drop] o’ the real… Read More »