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    Definite article:The

    Why do we use the definite article in the following phrases:

    Winnie the pooh
    Bob the builder.

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    Jignesh

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    Re: Definite article:The

    Take "the" out and see if you think they are better. In any case, those phrases are being used as names. And you can call yourself (or your creation) anything you want.

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