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Saying : 'a Sooner'

Lynda Harvey

Brummie Born and Bred
When I was little and was perhaps ' playing up ' as they used to say, Mom would call me a ' sooner .'
Where on earth did that come from. You know I never heard a bad word come from my Moms mouth. I wish I could say the same.


Born a Brummie
Maybe "the sooner you behave the better for you" ;)

My Nan used the same expression and that is what she meant :)

G G Jean

Brummy Wench.
I remember finding a little stray tabby and white kitten and persuaded uncle Harry to adopt him and he called him "come sooner".. I asked him why and he said he would rather stay than go. Hope that makes sense. Jean.