3 facts about the bob cut:
1-Originally was called “the rose petal”
2-It originated during WWI, when female ambulance drivers had their hair cut this way for “convenience and sanitation.” Gradually other women in French civil life, as well as those engaged in auxiliary military duties, Red Cross Work, etc., adopted this simple, practical, youthful hair style.
3-Along about the end of the war in 1918, Mrs. Vernon Castle, the graceful ballroom dancer, started the short hair fashion in America which made the “Castle Bob” famous. This style was also termed the “Dutch” or “Page Bob.”