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On the borry (borrow)

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.

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