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Shorten to "auto" this motor vehicle has evolved over the years from a horse and buggy to a horseless carriage. Based on the Ancient Greek word, autós meaning "self" and the Latin word, mobilis meaning "movable".
1940's term, back when young women wore poodle skirts and rolled their bobby socks down to their ankles. Shirley Temple portrayed this adorable, adolescent character in 1947 Oscar winning film; The Batchelor and the Bobby Soxer.