Bobbing for designated drivers

Benjamin Barrett gogaku at IX.NETCOM.COM
Sun Dec 17 09:07:22 UTC 2006

Here's an interesting explanation from the Honyaku list of the word
"bob" for designated driver. (Flamish doubtlessly meaning Flemish.)

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Benjamin Barrett

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It is equivalent to "Bob" which is used in some parts

of Europe.

This word was invented by the Flamish. It's short for Bewust
Onbeschonken Bestuurder (Consciously Sober Driver).

The American Dialect Society -

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