Cruise cabin crew have secret code words which allow them to speak about the passengers on board.
Using terms that only other crew members can understand, they are able to insult cruise guests without letting on they are doing so.
Meanwhile, the ship’s crew, which include waiters and bar staff, maintain the air of good customer service.
One common phrase for those in the know includes “banana”.
If a member of the crew calls a passenger a banana, it means they are a particularly bad tipper.
The secret was revealed on …
Daily Express :: Travel Feed