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n Without Prejudice - Etymology made fun
Port Out, Starboard Home (and other language myths), Michael Quinion : lifestyle books

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Abstract

Rather cleverly defines the origin of posh as uncertain. But it also says the word means smart, stylish luxurious, genteel and upper-class. A posh home, they talked in an extremely posh way, even Posh Spice who is alluring when she isn't sporting a ridiculous hat.

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2016-12-08
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