Posted by James Briggs on April 27, 2005
In Reply to: On the borry (borrow) posted by ESC on April 26, 2005
: ON THE BORRY (BORROW) - Something that is borrowed. Kentucky woman speaking of a leased vehicle: "It's on the borry." April 26, 2005.
: A coworker said it today. It livened up an otherwise boring meeting.
I knew that phrase 65 years ago in the East End of London.