BBC internal name

Gordon Joly gordon.joly at
Tue Dec 13 23:42:55 GMT 2005

At 14:16 -0800 7/12/05, 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?

"Auntie" probably dates back to the Second World War. But the modern 
BBC has tried to stop the use of the term. Fat chance.


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