on the broo

on the broo
Scottish informal claiming unemployment benefit.

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  • on the broo — Phrs. Unemployed, claiming unemployment benefits. Also on the burroo. Scottish use …   English slang and colloquialisms

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  • broo — [bru:] noun (in phr. on the broo) Scottish informal claiming unemployment benefit. Origin 1930s: alt. of bureau …   English new terms dictionary

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