Anonymous
Anonymous asked in Education & ReferenceQuotations · 1 decade ago

Where does the phrase, "Bob's your uncle," come from?

Doesn't apply to me, I have no uncles.

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  • 1 decade ago
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    http://www.worldwidewords.org/qa/qa-bob1.htm

    You could have just googled it and find the above link.

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    the whole phrase is "If Bobs your uncle" idk where it came from but its just assuming there are alot of uncle Bobs, so when they say if Bob is your uncle, they mean you should do what you have to do.

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