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Source: Plant Nomenclature & Taxonomy Community of the American Public Gardens Association 2021

The term Porch-monkey is considered offensive by some. The star rating above indicates how offensive those sharing their opinion believe it to be. Using Porch-monkey may or may not be problematic based on the context in which it is used. However, the rating considers a use of Porch-monkey in such a way it is most likely to be considered offensive. To read definitions of Porch-monkey, use the links above; to discuss your feelings about Porch-monkey with others, use the Twitter discussion links. There is a Twitter post associated with every term on this site intended to promote a conversation about “Porch-monkey” and the many other potentially offensive terms covered here.