Bobbsey twins

/bob"zee/
two people who are often together or seem to resemble each other, as in appearance or actions: We called them the Bobbsey twins, because they always had the same opinions.
[from the central characters in a series of children's books by Laura Lee Hope, pen name of a literary syndicate; some of the books are attributed to U.S. author Lillian C. Garis (1873-1954)]

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