bobby sox

Jonathon Green slang at ABECEDARY.NET
Wed Apr 21 14:05:44 UTC 2004

While the origin of _bobby-soxer_ as in female teen pop fan is rooted in
_bobby sox_, might I ask, as an ignorant Brit, whence comes the _bobby_ in
the sox?. Is it simply a tradename, or something else?

All etymologies gratefully received.

Jonathon Green

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