Boracic (adj):


Boracic Lint: Cockney Rhyming Slang

Boracic lint rhymes with skint. It means broke, without money, penniless. If you are boracic you can't go out, or do anything because you haven't got any money. Note only the first word of the phrase boracic is normally used, it is very rare to use the whole phrase boracic lint.
Boracic lint is a dressing for medical use that was soaked in boracic acid. Its aim was to prevent the infection of wounds. Its popular use started in the nineteenth century
For example: My dad is always boracic by the end of the month.
I can't go to the pub with you because I am boracic.
I am going yo be boracic until I get my dole (unemployment) cheque.
Taxes are going up because the government says the country is boracic.

B is for Boracic. Boracic lint. OK. Cockney rhyming slang, skint, no money, bankrupt, don't have any money. So you say: I'm boracic. I'm skint. I don't have any money. OK. Boracic lint, I think this is something to put on a wound. Yes. Er... and boracic this is a type of chemical and lint is the dressing that you put on a wound. B... Boracic, boracic lint, I'm skint. So, first part, just boracic, OK? So there you go, Cockney rhyming slang. Boracic lint rhymes with skint. Thanks for watching. See you in another video. Bye for now.
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