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What is a nine bob note?


The UK currency used to be Pounds, Shillings and pence. There were twenty shillings in a pound. A slang word for shilling was Bob. There were ten-shilling notes, known as ten Bob notes. If someone is dishonest he is said to be as bent as a nine Bob note- i.e. an obvious forgery.

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