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bilby commented on the word vails
You have servants? I'm half-serious here. I've stayed with people who had servants, mainly in Asia, and it's always left me quite uncomfortable.
October 12, 2008
dontcry commented on the word vails
I'm totally getting hosed by my slacker houseguests...
john commented on the word vails
“By the 17th century, it was expected that overnight guests to private homes would provide sums of money, known as vails, to the host’s servants.�?The New York Times, Why Tip?, by Paul Wachter, October 9, 2008