Fellow pupils at the town's Mount Pleasant primary in the late 1970s remember her being popularly known as "Fatty". Saff, on the other hand, recall her mostly for her oral skills.
Jotter readers would not, of course, jump to any unseemly conclusions. Apparently young Monica won a number of speech and drama competitions for her mastery of the local dialect.
Perhaps special prosecutor Kenneth Starr misheard the Caithness burr in her testimony.