Bob.

Discussion in 'Et Cetera, Et Cetera' started by Caelestis, Dec 4, 2010.

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Do you have an uncle called Bob?

  1. Yes, Bob's my uncle

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  2. No, the expression leaves me feeling empty inside

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  1. Caelestis

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    Following my thoughts about popular sayings, I'd like to do a little research and this is the largest community I'm a part of.

    I'd like to know what percentage of you ACTUALLY DO have an uncle called Bob?
     
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    I don't know what the expression means. And I don't have an uncle named Bob or Robert.
     
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    As in "Bob's your uncle, and Fanny's your Aunt" .... I have no relatives called Bob, Robert, Fanny or Francis/Francesca.
     
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    Nope i dont think so
     
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    I am Uncle Bob to all my nieces and nephews.
     
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    None called Bob, but my bro's called Rob.

    And I have an Aunt Sally if that counts for anythin?
     
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    Cael, I won`t vote cause we don`t have Bobs here!
    But I can tell you that every Serbian family has at least one Mile!
     
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    I have a cousin Bob if that counts.
     
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    I thought you used kilometres over there? :wink:
     
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    I would bet that almost everyone on lpsg has at least one B.O.B.
     
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    Fuck Bob.
     
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    Bob's my father, actually, or was.
    But he was an uncle to many.

    (Precocious lad: he could spell his name backwards before he reached high school, an achievement that I doubt my Aunt Lil ever attained. And just for the record, I also had an Aunt Hannah; she was pretty smaht.)
     
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    OMFG I love B.O.B! :smile:
     
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    I have an Uncle Bobo, he's 92 this week.
     
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    I am called "Uncle Buck" by the remnants of my immediate family (nieces) and their children. None of them seem to like my real name. Which is yet another reason not to bother with birthdays, X-mas, anniversaries or any mention of them in my Living Trust.

    However, I just checked the "on-line" access to my family's geneology and there seems to be nary a Robert, Bob, or Roberto among all that dead meat. There is, however, a Justa (H sound, not 'Mericuhn J), Faustino, Facundo, and several Diegos and a long lost Pilar. Lots of Luis, though (with and without pronouncing the s). How we got to be such a big bunch of gabachos is beyond me.
     
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    I had an Uncle Bob. He and Aunt Elaine introduced my parents. I think Bob was short for bobo or such, he was the youngest of a large Jewish family. He and Aunt Elaine retired to Fort Lauderdale where he played lots of golf, wore ugly plaid pants, and drove a Cadillac. They never had any children of their own and Aunt Elaine loved me to death, always squeezing my face and kissing me. She wore blue eye shadow and bright red lipstick. I think I last saw them when I was around 15 years old...both died long ago.
     
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