The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #38178   Message #536089
Posted By: Peter T.
27-Aug-01 - 11:42 AM
Thread Name: Origins: S-A-V-E-D
Subject: RE: s-a-v-e-d
This would mean that the original word is "Bob'ed", meaning to be done by Bob, as opposed to "bobbed". English is such a hilarious language. (why a double "b" -- robed, as opposed to robbed, I guess). Baub (rhymes with robed, not daubed), anyone? yours, Peter T.