BBC internal name
davehodg at gmail.com
Wed Dec 7 23:09:12 GMT 2005
On 7 Dec 2005, at 22:40, Ian Malpass wrote:
> On Wed, 7 Dec 2005, David Hodgkinson wrote:
>> On 7 Dec 2005, at 22:16, John Costello wrote:
>>> A friend mentioned that the BBC has a name they use internally to
>>> refer to
>>> the Beeb. It isn't "Beeb" but something along the lines of
>>> "Mother". Can
>>> someone confirm this?
> Indeed, although I thought it was in more general circulation than
> just BBCites. For example, the show "Auntie's Bloomers" makes
> reference to it.
I stand to be corrected, but AFAIK it's common Britspeak.
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