Are you a lavatory user or toilet person? Napkin or serviette? What or pardon?
Believe it or not there are certain words which can define how posh you perceive yourself to be.
Back in 1954, linguistics professor Alan Ross devised a set of words which could reveal how upper class you actually were.
Ross called them U and Non-U words. U were traditionally seen as posh words while non-U were a bit more common.
1954 was a long time ago though and many, many new words have entered our vocabulary.
Etiquette expert and author William Hanson, has taken it upon himself to update the list for the 21 Century.
So, if you want to come across as the kind of person who owns a detached home, preferably with a moat, stop using these words.
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