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Re: "Bob's my Uncle"
At 01:02 17/01/02 +0800, you wrote:
>At 10:11 AM 16/01/02 -0500, Sally Spangler wrote <snipped>:
> >Hello Charlotte and Y'all, I have read English novels - particularly of
> >the generation previous to me. (1920s or so). "Bob's your Uncle" or some
> >variation of that meant by connotaton, quickly, without thinking, or at
> >least, my connotation of it.
>My view, being born in UK, is that the phrase can mean either:
>"there we are",
>"and that's that",
>or to use an Aussie terminology; "She'll be right".
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