EileenH

Sucky Bogger!

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Can you remember the word 'sucky' to mean 'gormless'? Is it still used, I haven`t heard it for years?

I wonder what the derivation was.

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Somebody with a sallow complexion was said to be a "Sucky cheeked fu**er" when I worked at Raleigh. They were gormless too !!

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Anne I went to Trent Bridge school with someone called Swabey?

Cant remember his first name?

Relation of yours?

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Sucky bogger...........was someone daft.........i reckon its good to be 'sucky'....too many folk reckon there clever ''sucky boggers''................reckon theres too many on here who brag to much...........crack on......my house is bigger than yours'' i'm considerably richer than you you''........sucky boggers''......

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I'm pretty sure when I was a kid, if someone was described as sucky, they had a gormless look about them, like their mouth hanging open. 

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Chinese in it? "You want sucky sucky?" 

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Sucky another name for being soft or affectionate. To show you loved someone.

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That could be soppy? 

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Had a dual meaning to us: Sucky sod - overly sentimental and gormless (not necessarily at the same time)

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1 hour ago, katyjay said:

I'm pretty sure when I was a kid, if someone was described as sucky, they had a gormless look about them, like their mouth hanging open. 

Katyjay, that's the definition that I knew as a kid. When I lived in Clifton, I remember being with my Mum and passing a girl with just the look you describe and Mum saying: " She's a sucky looking so and so"

 

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If you lived on Deepdene, then we talked the same lingo!

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My  mother and her mother used the term 'sucky' to be someone not very bright, thick or walking around with their mouth open! At that probably Aspley, Hyson Green or Radford terminology.

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Gedling too

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23 hours ago, katyjay said:

If you lived on Deepdene, then we talked the same lingo!

Katy, that fits in with some of the other posts, as Mum was born in Dunkirk and moved to Bilborough when she was seven.

 

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I figured with your monica, you grew up on Deepdene Way?

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The first time my mam saw Mick Jagger on the telly she said 'He looks a sucky bogger'....oh dear.

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23 hours ago, katyjay said:

I figured with your monica, you grew up on Deepdene Way?

Yes we lived at 54 Deepdene Way, but only until just before my 3rd birthday, then we moved to Clifton

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