Patty Davies patty at CRUZIO.COM
Wed Nov 5 18:55:38 UTC 2003

That makes sense - I was a teen in the 70's.


At 12:18 PM 11/5/03 -0600, you wrote:
>Patty Davies wrote:
> > And I always thought it was 'dealiebobber' or 'dealybobber' and I thought
> > it was still a current term, most always for the the 'fake antennas' on
> > your head or sometimes when referring to an object that you don't have the
> > name for or the description of it is too long .  And I assumed that this is
> > where 'bobbleheads' came from.
>I distinguish the two: "dealybobber" refers, as you say, to antennae on
>springs or the like, and is (to the best of my knowledge) a relatively recent
>term - I'd guess the late '70s or so. "Dealybob" I remember from much earlier
>in my life - probably mid-to-late '60s - as a generic whatzit.
>Jim Parish
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