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Bob Hope
used in Funny in Farsi

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popular U.S. comedian (born in England) (1903-2003)
  • I think that secretly my father wanted to be Bob Hope.
    p. 108.1
  • Me and Bob Hope
    p. 104.0
  • Christmas for us meant an evening spent with Bob Hope, John Denver, Sonny and Cher, Tony Orlando and Dawn, and any other celebrity who managed to have a Christmas special.
    p. 107.7
  • My parents, however, had a particular fondness for the annual Bob Hope Christmas specials with frequent guest star Brooke Shields.
    p. 107.8
  • And that was how I spent Christmas Eve—translating Bob Hope's jokes into Persian, jokes that my parents didn't understand in any language.
    p. 107.9
  • Of course, for my father, Bob Hope was more than just a comedian; he was a dignified older man who wore sharp suits, had great posture, and managed to be witty without ever getting nervous.
    p. 108.0
  • At times like this, I yearn for the simpler days of yore, when Christmas meant watching Bob Hope sing his version of "White Christmas" as my parents and I slumped on the sofa in our summer clothes in the warm Newport Beach weather.
    p. 110.0
  • Now every Christmas Eve, when the kids are finally in bed, the dishes are washed, and the log is on its final breath, I can't help but think of Bob Hope and wonder if he realizes that in my childhood home, he was way bigger than Santa Claus.
    p. 110.5

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