‘Okay, so let’s imagine I’m Ray and I want somewhere to stash some cash for my wedding. I’m not too keen on banks, but they should give me a few bob in interest at least.’ ‘Yes, and these days a few bob is probably all you will get! Since your wedding is coming up, you might need to get your hands on some readies at short notice. Source: Fourth Friend by Joy Ellis I gathered through perusing other threads a few bob is a British informal for some money, literally a few shillings. The further question I have is why you say a few bob and not a few ‘bobs’. It seems that bob is an accountable noun. Thank you.