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this as been bugging me for awhile now, but what does D.O.E. stand for ?

Been watching lot of csi. and when they find a body with no name, and they call them John/jane Doe. What does the D.O.E. stand for?

6 Answers

  • Jens
    Lv 5
    1 decade ago
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  • 5 years ago

    What Does Doe Stand For

  • 1 decade ago

    It actually doesn't stand for anything, the term was originally used in England during the reign of King Edward the Third. During a Legal Debate over the acts of ejectment. they used a hypothetical land owner which they named John Doe.

  • 1 decade ago

    If someone doesn't know the name of the person... It is a generic last name DOE for that person. Also there is a saying that says put your john doe here. or your name. Hope this helps.l

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  • 5 years ago

    Dept of employment

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