1 - The former best band in the world. See (What's the Story?) Morning Glory. Now reduced to putting out amazing albums instead of ledgedary ones.
2 - The Gallagher Brothers and 3 other guys.
"We've only got half a dozen good bands in England, there's Oasis and there's five Oasis tribute bands.
In reference to Robert Bork, a nominee to the Supreme Court who, despite being very qualified was not appointed to the court due to partisan reasons.
It has come to mean, essentially, to get fucked over for something you deserve.
Man, I got borked, I've been at this company for 15 years and the new guy got the promotion.