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The term”Slush Fund” originated in the 18th-century maritime world

18th century painting of ships at sea

PortandTerminal.com, November 7, 2020 HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA – These days the term “slush fund” generally means money that is hidden by people in official positions for nefarious purposes. Slush Fund “A reserve of money used for illicit purposes, especially political bribery” – Oxford Dictionary In fact, the term slush fund was originally a nautical expression. Slush has had the meaning of …

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