Slush fund

What does "Slush fund" mean?

Today it means: Money put aside for dubious purposes

Slush was a term used by sailors for any scraps or rendered fat from the kitchen that could be sold off when they reached port. Any money made was put into a fund and could be put towards things not provided by the Navy; a slush fund.

   

By SailingQuiz September 2019   Category: Nautical Saying              



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