a 1938 "bob's yer uncle"? etc. (UNCLASSIFIED)

Mark Mandel thnidu at GMAIL.COM
Sat Sep 29 14:46:27 UTC 2007

Oh, a nice one!

m a m

On 9/29/07, Mullins, Bill AMRDEC <Bill.Mullins at us.army.mil> wrote:
> Classification:  UNCLASSIFIED
> Caveats: NONE
> The crossword puzzle from _The Times_ of London (10/14/1942, p. 6) has,
> as a clue:  "Shillings from Your Uncle".  The answer appears to be
> "Bobs"

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