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"I'll tell you what it is. It's two hundred thousand peasants from permissive peasant homes, that's what it is."
Tags:peasant, peasants, serf, serfs, serfdom, landsknecht, knight, knights, horseman, horsemen, cavalry, cavalier, cavalries, cavalry men, professional, professionalism, professionals, horseback, medieval, melee, flail, flails, plunder, plundering, plundered, raid, raided, raiding, efficiency, efficiency, cruel, cruelty, persevere, persevering, perseverance, tragic, mace, maces, historical, castle, castles, keep, the keep, keeps, king, kings, feudal, feudalism, medieval, medieval times, class, class struggle, permissive, home, homes, benefit, benefits, social security, hand out, hand-out, handout, handouts, hand-outs, hand outs
"Owning to an unforeseen dip in the fiefdom's population, we regret that we must once again raise taxes."
Tags:politics, government, government, tax, taxes, money, raising taxes, high taxes, population, depopulation, unforeseen, unpredictable, fiefdom, fiefdoms, fief, fiefs, serfdom, serf, serfs, peasant, peasants, citizen, citizens, feudalism, medieval, history, historical, king, kings, sovereign, sovereigns, ruler, rulers, monarch, monarchs, monarchy, royalty, royal, decree, decrees, messenger, messengers, town crier, town criers, announcement, announcements, poor, poverty, overtaxation, taxation, unfair
"Go back! The place is full of mold!"
Tags:battle, historical, historically, feudal, feudalism, peasant, peasants, soldier, soldiers, medieval, warrior, warriors, siege, sieged, sieges, siege ladder, ladder, ladders, mold, molds, moldy, mould, moulds, mouldy, retreat, retreats, retreating, care, home, new home, clean, cleaning, cleanliness, cleaning service, cleaning services, maintenance, maintenance man, war, wars, excuse, excuses, sick, ill, sickness, get well soon
"Now you're getting the hang of it!"
Tags:king, kings, royalty, royalties, royals, royal, royal family, monarch, monarchy, monarchs, ruler, rulers, power, powerful, patriarchy, patriarchies, paternal, father, fathers, prince, princes, ruler, rulers, oppression, oppressed, oppressor, oppressors, train, training, protege, proteges, corrupt, corruption, corrupt leaders, corrupt leader, corrupt leadership, feudalism, feudalist, nobility, noble, nobles, serf, serfs, peasants, peasant, serfdom, peasantry, fear, fearful, afraid, subjugate, subjugation, oppressiveness, tyranny, tyrannical, tyrant, tyrants, class divide, class divides, upperclass, upper-classes, upper-class, upstairs downstairs, servant, servants
"This just might be the greatest period of privatization since feudalism."
Tags:management, upper management, big boss, boss, bosses, manager, managers, exec, execs, executive, executives, board, boardroom, chief exec, chief executive, chief executives, board member, class, working class, class issues, class divide, class struggle, class struggles, political issue, political issues, tax, taxes, fat cat, fat cats, profit, profits, profitable, profitability, nepotism, corrupt, corruption, financial, white collar crime, capitalism, capitalist, late stage capitalism, privatized, privatised, privatization, privatised, privatisation, feudal, feudalism
Man In The Stocks Used As A Clock
Tags:clock, clocks, innovation, use what you have, use what you got, if you've got it use it, hands, hands of the clock, time, times, medieval, medieval punishment, punished, punishing, stocks, in the stocks, pillory, arms, arm, visual gag, visual joke, numeral, numerals, bad job, bad jobs, murphy's law, murphys law, sods law, sod's law, criminal, criminals, criminal punishment, feudal, feudalism, public, public display
"How much news will we be wanting this morning, sire?"
Tags:new, news, morning news, breaking news, watching the news, radio, radios, tv, television, medieval, king, kings, bad news, good news, morning, mornings, early, early mornings, media, media coverage, medieval, medieval times, feudal, feudalism, sire, news, newspaper, newspapers, political, politics, reject, rejection, reality, realities, reality check, resent, resenting, resentful, fragility, fragile
" 'To the peasants: Love you guys, love you all.' Sign it me."
"How many cubicles do you think this will penetrate?"
Tags:cubicles, imagery, metaphor, metaphors, business management, manager, managers, management, cubicle, cubicles, drone, drones, office drones, office drone, office planning, floorplan, floor plan, floor plans, floorplans, peasant, peasants, feudal, feudalism, medieval, medieval times, serf, serfs, medieval weapon, weapon, weaponry, cross bow, crossbow, violence, interior, interiors, intrusive, intrusive thoughts
"A couple more sieges and I'll go into political commentary."
Tags:peasant, peasants, serf, serfs, serfdom, landsknecht, knight, knights, horseman, horsemen, cavalry, cavalier, cavalries, cavalry men, professional, professionalism, professionals, horseback, medieval, melee, flail, flails, plunder, plundering, plundered, raid, raided, raiding, efficiency, efficiency, cruel, cruelty, persevere, persevering, perseverance, tragic, mace, maces, historical, castle, castles, keep, the keep, keeps, king, kings, feudal, feudalism, medieval, medieval times, class, class struggle, hand-outs, hand outs, political commentary, politics, politicians, career politics, invade, invasion, invasions
Medieval Cat Exits Via Medieval Catflap
Tags:castle, castles, keep, the keep, keeps, king, kings, feudal, feudalism, medieval, medieval history, historical, creature, creatures, undocumented history, griffin, griffins, myththological, mythology, ye olde, olde, england, olde england, guard, guards, cat, cats, pet, pets, domestic, domestic pet, cat flap, cat-flap, cat flap
"I've asked you not to use the siege tower to meet women."
Tags:peasant, peasants, soldier, soldiers, medieval, warrior, warriors, siege, sieged, sieges, siege ladder, ladder, ladders, siege tower, tower, towers, siege towers, princess, princesses, women, date, dates, dating, parent, parents, parenting, feudal, feudalism, spoof, spoofs, tech, technology, war machine, war machines, machine, machines
"But if we win and the Visigoths lose then we're the wild card."
Tags:crusade, crusades, crusader, crusaders, battle, historical, historically, feudal, feudalism, peasant, peasants, soldier, soldiers, medieval, warrior, warriors, siege, sieged, sieges, battle, battles, march, marches, marching, vanguard, visgoth, visgoths, goth, goths, the goths, europe, european history, wild card, wild cards, mercenary, mercenaries, game theory, game theories, hired, hire, for money, war, wars
"I suspect a challenger from the right. Let's slaughter everyone on the right."
Tags:viking, vikings, raid, raider, raiders, raiding, less talking more raiding, battle, battles, axe, axemen, axeman, machiavelli, politics, political, feudal, feudalism, suspicious, suspect, suspects, suspicion, suspicions, challenge, threat, threatened, paranoid, paranoia, king, kings, leader, leaders, lead, leading, power, powerful, corrupt, corruption
"Put up a big splashy banner that says, 'Thanks for another great year, peasants'."
Once upon a time not very long ago. . .
"There wasn't any unemployment back when we had FEUDALISM!"
Tags:king, kings, monarch, monarchs, monarchy, monarchies, unemployment, overthrow, overthrown, feudal, feudalism, feudal society, feudal societies, unemployment levels, unemployment figures, employment, economy, economic downturn, economic downturns, recession, recessions, regime change, regime changes
First attempt at serfing circa 1275
'That was a nice speech, but I'm not sure there is such a thing as free-market feudalism.'
Medieval peasants talking "Well it was you who suggested a serfing holiday."
"I just discovered where the company's money is going. Since when did we start paying our employees?"
Tags:serf, serfs, serfdom, slavery, slaving, boss, bosses, employee, employees, employer, employers, company, companies, business model, business models, corporate culture, money problems, financial problems, financial model, minimum wage, worker rights, employee rights, worker right, employee right, accounts, free labour, free labor, slave labor, slave labour, feudal system, feudalism