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    Question What's a Bob (agent/resource)?

    Reading a few posts, I gather imported staff are sometimes referred to as "Bobs" and that Indian agents/agencies/outsources are also occasionally referred to as Bobs.. So, what's a Bob (as it seems, multiple people/things can be one...) ?

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    Quote Originally Posted by mjcp View Post
    Reading a few posts, I gather imported staff are sometimes referred to as "Bobs" and that Indian agents/agencies/outsources are also occasionally referred to as Bobs.. So, what's a Bob (as it seems, multiple people/things can be one...) ?

    Cheers..

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    Bob is a racist CUK term for Indian. A bit like Dago (as in Diego) for Spanish speaking people.
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    There was only ever one Bob.

    Bob Shawadiwadi

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    Yes it's a racist term. Just like jock is for a Scottish person.

    Rasism, you get used to it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by administrator View Post
    There was only ever one Bob.

    Bob Shawadiwadi
    Ah yes.

    http://www.immigrationboards.com/ind...140318-20.html
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    Still Bobs are more like lords or dukes compared to eastern europeans or russians. I think it is because those have never been conquered.

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    Quote Originally Posted by northernladyuk View Post
    I missed that one at the time

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    It is a term that was of its time.

    Its use is no longer encouraged and I remove it and replace with the nationality of the person it refers to.

    Unless it refers specifically to Mr Shawadiwadi.

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