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How did the Oklahoma Sooners get their name?

The name refers to the early land rushes that opened the Oklahoma Indian Territory up to non-native owners. There were seven land rushes from 1889 to 1895. The movie "Far an (MORE)
In Science

Why does it get darker sooner in the winter?

Because the Earth is tilted on its axis. In the winter, the Northern Hemisphere is tilted away from the sun, so the path you travel on the Earth is more in the dark. Note that (MORE)

What is a sooner and why is Oklahoma the sooner state?

The name given to Settlers who occupied Unassigned Lands before the land was proclaimed to be open. The name came from the 'sooner clause' of the Act which stated that anyone (MORE)

Who were the Sooners and the Boomers?

The "boomers" were a group (most notably David L. Payne, for whom Payne County, OK is named) who agitated for more than ten years prior to 1889 to open Oklahoma to settlement. (MORE)

What are sooners?

In Oklahoma, sooners are well known because they are the mascot of the Oklahoma University football team. However, most people do not know that the sooners were cheaters in t (MORE)

Stocks 101: Learn Stock Market Basics

The stock market is one of the more intimidating subjects in all of personal finance. You may want to get into the stock market, but are hesitant because you don't understand (MORE)

What does a sooner dog look like?

A "sooner dog" can look like most any dog. Sooner isn't a breed of dog, it's more like it's a descriptive word for an attitude. I believe that "sooner" is a name for a dog tha (MORE)

Why are people from Oklahoma called sooners?

People from Oklahoma are called Sooners because during 1889 before  President Grover Cleveland officially opened Oklahoma for  settlement, some people entered the land and o (MORE)

What state is nicknamed the sooner state?

Oklahoma. When the Oklahoma territories were opened up to the public, there was a huge rush of people flocking to buy land. Some people managed to sneak in before the offici (MORE)
In Grammar

Is sooner an adjective?

No, it is an adverb. It is the comparative form of the adverb  'soon'.    The capitalized form Sooner is a noun that refers to people of  Oklahoma, referring to those (MORE)