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09 Jun 2016 22:08

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09 Jun 2016 22:11

The name "Bob" is a palindrome, meaning it is spelled the same backward as it is forward. It is easy to say and easy to spell, even for those who suffer from dyslexia. But where did such name so simple that even a baby can correctly pronounce it originate?
The name "BOB" dates all the way back to the Medieval period, and was used, as it still is today, as a shortened name for "Robert". Interestingly, there were other rhyming variations of the name "Bob", including Hob, Nob and Dob. None of those last three were as popular and eventually fell by the wayside, and are seldom used by anyone, except perhaps someone who might hob-nob with a fellow named Dob.

The full name of "ROBERT" is of English, French, and Scandanavian origin. It means "bright fame", and was derived from Germanic the elements "hrod", meaning fame, and "beraht", meaning bright. The name of Robert was introduced to Britain by the Normans, and has become one of the most popular and common first names given to children in America through the centuries. Oddly, however, most guys named Robert prefer to be called "Bob".
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09 Jun 2016 22:12

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09 Jun 2016 22:14

What does the dictionary say "BOB" means? According to Miriam-Webster, it has several interesting definitions.
VERB FORM
1. to strike with a quick light blow: RAP
2. to move up and down in a short quick movement
3. to polish with a bob: BUFF
4. to nod or curtsy briefly
5. to try to seize a suspended or floating object with the teeth

NOUN FORM
1. a short quick down-and-up motion
2. Scottish: any of several folk dances
3. obsolete: a blow or tap especially with the fist
4. a modification of the order in change ringing
5. a small polishing wheel of solid felt or leather with rounded edges
6. a hanging ball or weight (as on a plumb line)
7. the veal of a very young or unborn calf
8. (slang) a shilling in Olde English currency

TRANSITIVE VERB FORM
1. obsolete: to take by fraud
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Re: The BoB thread

10 Jun 2016 02:20

Neil deGrasse Tyson on B.o.B:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XHBZkek8OSU
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10 Jun 2016 08:10

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Taking on the name Bob
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16 Jun 2016 22:27

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16 Jun 2016 22:30

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19 Jun 2016 10:03

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19 Jun 2016 14:36

Gerald Ciolek, the undisputed champion of head bobbing:

https://youtu.be/n11raGDcyqU?t=35s
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25 Jun 2016 21:18

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25 Jun 2016 21:20

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toon.....toon! ......toon legend

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25 Jun 2016 21:25

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toon.....toon! ........toon waster

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26 Jun 2016 08:53

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bob's you're uncle....

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27 Jun 2016 10:45

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27 Jun 2016 10:59

Coincidence?

boob
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poop
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27 Jun 2016 13:41

bob bob bob
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pOp PoP pOp
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27 Jun 2016 14:12

ebandit wrote:Image

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Goodbye, Tommeke; thank you for all you have given us!
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27 Jun 2016 14:15

looks like a policeman to me.
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27 Jun 2016 16:23

Netserk wrote:
ebandit wrote:Image

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Netserk in the UK 'Bobby' is a nickname for a police officer. Absolutely nothing racist about the picture above at all.
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