bobby socks


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bobby socks

female short socks that epitomized 1940s teen fashion. [Am. Cult.: Misc.]
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It's a whole lot easier than folding a dollar into their bobby socks.
roll up your jeans, put on your bobby socks, sweaters, scarves, poodle skirts, leather jackets and shades and boogie on down .
So many girls wore white rolled anklets called bobby socks that they became known as "bobby-soxers.
The idea, I think, is for us to go all nostalgic and think of that wholesome era when bobby socks were whiter than white and food tasted like food.
To be fair, that's not difficult as the characters are caught in a weedily wholesome no man's land between the bobby socks and bunches of the '50s throwback youth club which was at the heart of the original Dreamboats and which makes a reappearance here, and the Swinging Sixties which is about to descend.
It's fair to say that it has been a rather unusual life for the one time Thornhill Road resident, who will grace the boards with his new 50s and 60s inspired musical, Bobby Socks and Blue Jeans, at Halifax's Victoria Theatre on October 9.
DUST off your leathers, put on your bobby socks and get your Pink Ladies jacket out as the talented cast of Gala Theatre Stage School (GTSS) have brought the world's favourite and number one musical to life this summer.
Hiding beneath the snack table, my sister and I spied on teenagers in ponytails, bobby socks, and D.
Bobby Socks and Blue Jeans features music from both decades.