poke the borax at (someone or something)

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poke the borax at (someone or something)

slang To taunt, mock, or make fun of someone. Primarily heard in Australia, Canada. The humorist has long been poking the borax at figures high in the social and political spheres, drawing the ire from many of them. I was just poking the borax at him—I didn't think he'd take it so personally!
See also: poke