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Funny Limo - Limbo (+ Bimbo?)

Will and Guy's Humour - Funny Limo and Bimbo Stories

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Limo in Limbo

Funny Limo stuck in limbo

Have you ever been in a stretch limo?  A bunch of us were working in London and staying in the Scandic Hotel at Rotherhithe London.  The Scandic was a beautiful hotel, on the river front, but miles from where we worked.  The firm that employed us paid for a taxi to take us to and from work.  One of the drivers in the taxi firm had a stretch limo, I remember the amazing leg room, shame we were working because it meant we could not partake of the cocktail cabinet.  Our driver was a lot better than the above:

Can you imagine a bunch of celebs or 'Hoorah Henrys' getting out and pushing the limbo limo?

Fancy pushing this limo?  Guy and Will's funny pictures

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Limo Bimbo Passenger

Unconfirmed reports indicate that this was the only passenger in the limo at the time of the 'accident' .

Dog gets out of limbo limo

Origin of the Word Bimbo

Bimbo is a disparaging 1970s word for a beautiful woman lacking brain power.  Probably, Bimbos are daughters of the 1950's dumb blondes.

In the 80s we had numerous acronyms to describe groups for example YUPPIE 'Young Upwardly Mobile Professional Person' , it is said that Bimbo came from: 'Brainless Individual, Meretricious Blonde Ornament', but I am not sure about this derivation.  Bimbo is a word said to have undergone backronym, where its letters are assigned different meanings from the original. For example: 'Body impressive, brain optional' .  

The word Bimbo to mean a stupid man, was a disparaging term used by the London gay set as part of their ' Polari' language.  My guess is that an Italian in London coined the word as in Italian, bimbo means baby. This provenance seems believable, especially when you look at the ending 'o' , which is far more common in male names than female names.  Tito, Adriano, Sancho, Silvino, Rico, Marco.   Knowing this history, it is easy to see how the phrase 'male bimbo' originated.

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Guy's First Memory of Bimbo Was This Little Ditty

Bimbo, Bimbo, where you gonna go-i-o?
Bimbo, Bimbo, what ya gonna do-i-o?
Bimbo, Bimbo, does your mommy know,
That you're goin' down the road, to see your little girl-i-o?

Bimbo the Elephant

...(v3r)

Bimbo - Baby circus elephant on the 1950s American programme Circus Boy

Bimbo the Elephant from Circus Boy

Another Circus Boy

A couple from a circus go to an adoption agency. Officials there are rather concerned about their accommodation, but the couple produce photographs of their luxurious, 15 metre long caravan, the back half of which is a beautifully equipped nursery.

"But what about education for your child if you are constantly on the move?"
"We have employed an Oxford don who will teach all the main subjects, plus IT skills and Mandarin Chinese."

"And what about health?"
"Our full-time nanny is an expert in paediatric welfare and diet."

Finally the agency are satisfied and ask, "What age of child are you looking for?"
"It doesn't really matter," they reply, "as long as it fits into the cannon."

Heard of Elephant Boy?  We Have Elephant Girl!

Elephant Girl

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