posho


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posho

(ˈpɔʃɔ)
n
1. (Cookery) corn meal
2. (Industrial Relations & HR Terms) payment of workers in foodstuffs rather than money
[from Swahili]
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If you want a scapegoat for your cruddy life, pick on a posho.
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In fact, it was the London-born posho Clare Balding having her "People's Princess" moment.
Will there be the introduction of a new D4 character to replace posho dentist Andrew?
Donning Snoop Dogg furs, a diamantestudded gold mouth grill, bling chains, a leopard print-trimmed trilby and brandishing a rapper cane, Grimmers mimes, bumps and grinds with his freshest showbiz homies, including the 1D lads, Tinie Tempah, Wretch 32, Conor Maynard and, um, Doctor Who posho Matt Smith.
And, best of all, we learn that American views of Europeans - Nikolas Sarkozy of France is overly sensitive and power mad, Silvio Berlusconi of Italy is a feckless lech, the German chancellor Angela Merkel is efficient yet dull and our own David Cameron is an ineffectual posho - are all perfectly in line with the various national stereotypes portrayed in the 1985 movie National Lampoon's European Vacation.
Three young Northern lasses (including a lithe Jaime Winstone, Ray's daughter) meet some posho lads in Mallorca (including Tom Burke and Julian Morris) and go on a yacht with them.
but at night he goes behind enemy lines and gets into bed with a posho, while Lord Grantham fights his feelings when Tom's friend takes a pop at his war memorial.
Instead, series three offered up a load of old nonsense about posho Penry-Jones' department being entrusted with the Met's entire crime archive, dating back to "ye olde days", to act as an invaluable reference library when it came to their present day investigations.
Yet, for all his expensive education at Eton, not everyone assumes that he is the ultimate posho poised to grab the reigns of power.
That's why 11 more weeks of Big Brother screaming rows is worse than one posho saying the N-word.
The Double Life Of Vronique came out in 1991, and all the posho critics raved about it.