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The original Italian term mountebank derived from meant to mount a bench and was used to describe those who stood on platforms to hawk often dubious potions or wares.

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Bill W

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It is pronounced MOWN tuh bangk 

or in the UK MOWN ti bank

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Not to be confused with Montblanc, they highest mountain in the Alps and Western Europe. 

Wasn't that where Alex Rider when to skool? @Myr? :P 

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