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Rosi Glow

Rosi Glow Report 30 May 2006 00:34

Have you ever heard anyone call bread 'buppy'....I mentioned it to my two girls today and they fell about laughing!! I havn't heard it for donkeys years and it just poped in to my head!! Rosi

Nolls from Harrogate

Nolls from Harrogate Report 30 May 2006 00:41

No Rosi but as a Scot living down South I sometimes think I'm making words up that no one's ever heard off, that is until I go back home and then I think och I'm no so daft after all Norah

Sunny Rosy

Sunny Rosy Report 30 May 2006 01:02

Quite well used in my family. 60 years ago.LOL

Rosi Glow

Rosi Glow Report 30 May 2006 01:08

Thanks peeps, so Im not mad afterall !! Rosi

.•:*:•. Devishly Angelic Juliecat & Panda..•:*:•.

.•:*:•. Devishly Angelic Juliecat & Panda..•:*:•. Report 30 May 2006 01:24

No more than the rest of us Rosi lolol

Rosi Glow

Rosi Glow Report 30 May 2006 02:07

Joe/Rosy I promise you im not that


Claire Report 30 May 2006 08:22

My mum used to when we were kids and her mum is from Surrey so I guess it must be a Southern expression. My mum used to shorten it even further to 'bups' Claire xx


Christina Report 30 May 2006 08:30

I had forgotten all about that - we used it when I was little (50 years ago, groan) in Kent. Christina

Eagles 4

Eagles 4 Report 30 May 2006 08:35

I'm from Kent and my mum used to give me buppy!!


badger Report 30 May 2006 08:35

heard that in the distant past ,alongside the term soldiers for dipping in the boiled egg,anyone heard of that too?,southern expessions .Fred.


Christina Report 30 May 2006 08:46

Yes, always had soldiers with boiled egg, but I thought that that was a general (oops, no pun intended) thing because my husband is from Lancs and also had soldiers. Christina


Unknown Report 30 May 2006 08:48

That explains al ot lol!! my Dad's from Kent and always has his bubby!! so where does the term 'snap' come from for a packed lunch ??


Unknown Report 30 May 2006 09:10

My gran used the word 'buppy' too - we are from Surrey. Bev x


pinkflamingo Report 30 May 2006 09:11

My mothers family are all from London and this word is still used. Christine x


badger Report 30 May 2006 09:26

How about that other old one from the war ,bread and scratch it,? a term in our house when there was not much to be had and mum used to smear dripping on the bread with a little added salt,i can still taste it after all these years mmmmmmmm.Fred.

Sally Moonchild

Sally Moonchild Report 30 May 2006 09:27

Yes, I used to call it that when I was small.....

Jude2 aka Flakey

Jude2 aka Flakey Report 30 May 2006 09:49

G'day from an Aussie, geez you Poms talk

Gwyn in Kent

Gwyn in Kent Report 30 May 2006 09:52

No buppy for me, ( Hampshire-born but with Welsh Mum) We did have 'soldiers' though. Mine were always bread but hubby said his Mum made them from toast. Interesting about a packed lunch. I've always called them that-..... packed lunch.. but here near Folkestone, my local friends call them.. Pack Ups. Gwyn


badger Report 30 May 2006 09:56

scot's call them pieces ,any more sayings?. not intending to hijack thead .Rosi xxxFred.


Unknown Report 30 May 2006 10:10

My Mother and Father also refered to bread and butter as Buppy. They were from Surrey. C x