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The Ship's Log

POSH

"Posh," an adjective suggesting luxuriousness, may have originated among passengers sailing between Great Britain and India. To avoid heat, they preferred cabins on the "port" (left) side outward-bound, and the "starboard" (right) side homeward-bound "Port Out Starboard Home."