The mystery of Ballarat’s weird obsession with ‘the bocka’

The mystery of Ballarat’s weird obsession with ‘the bocka’

Posted August 11, 2018 06:30:00 Type the word ‘bocka’ into a search engine and you’ll get a variety of results ranging from the act of bending or bowing, to a municipal district in Germany. But in Ballarat, ‘bocka’ means ‘haircut’ and it seems no-one knows why. Bocka (also spelt bocker, …