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Gurney BS: Who's Bob? (51* d) RE: BS: Who's Bob? 11 Oct 15

In my circle, "Bob's your Uncle!" was usually followed by "And Fanny's your Aunt!" No idea why, unless P.M.Gascoyn-Cecil was married to a Frances.

A theory that I've just thought of for the etymology of the bob/shilling is that a shilling may have been the coin that you fed into the gas-meter. A gascoin.

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