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An alternative explanation is that it derives from a brand of whiskey. The phrase "the real McKay" referring to a brand of whiskey by that name, appeared in 1856. It was officially adopted as an advertising slogan by G. MacKay and Company of Edinburgh, Scotlan, in 1870. In the U. S., it became "the real McCoy."
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