firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:vicbee wrote:I was looking at the picture of the demolished taxi office posted by BOBHAMO, my late mum ( Ann Brennan nee Porter) worked there for a few years in the late 70's, it got me and my dad talking off the thing's she always used to say.
Whenever she was asked where she came from she always replied 'Bootle where the bugs wear clogs' !! with pride!!!! , if us kids ever asked her what colour something was she would always reply 'sky blue pink with a finny adder border', and she always called the cupboard under the stairs the cooey not the cubby, whenever I call it this people not from Bootle don't know what I'm talking about!!
You have a good memory! You are most exact and correct I can remember my Grandmother Mary Nolan Walker using the same exact expressions when she didn't know what to say in reply to my question or that she didn't think it was appropriate for a young child to be asking shuch things.Joe
hi jimmmy did your family come from boreland st off marsh lane ( rember a saying hes got a head on him like a wharehouse cat ) i lived in audley st