Interesting Stories

Have you heard tales about how certain words came about?
I'm sure you have come across these very interesting stories.

Posh is actually acronym for Port Out Starboard Home (there's a long story behind this, involving voyages across continents!!)
Golf - Gentlemen Only Ladies Forbidden

Fuck - Fornication Under the Consent of the King

You know, stuff like that...

But hey guess what? They're all LIES!!
Although the stories sound legit, AND they do kinda make sense too, apparently all of these "origin of words" stories are completely FALSE.
Which makes me wonder.... who initially had this great idea to make up these stories, and how did it spread so far??

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