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"Mr. Hawthorne called, Madame. I couldn't quite make out whether he was bringing someone home or someone was bringing him home."
A king and queen playing badminton while being held up by their servants in litters.
Tags:king, kings, queen, queens, sovereign, sovereigns, ruler, rulers, monarch, monarchs, monarchy, royal, royalty, servant, servants, litter, litters, litter bearer, litter bearers, palanquin, palanquins, sedan chair, sedan chairs, throne, thrones, portable, sport, sports, badminton, badminton, playing, history, historical, medieval
"Start the economy."
Tags:king, kings, royal, royals, royalty, the economy, failing economy, recession, the recession, economic crash, servant, servants, economist, economists, high expectations, over simplification, order, orders, financial crash, jump start, jump starts, jump starting the economy, politician, politicians, rruler, rulers, capitalism, disaster capitalism
"Instant message, sire."
Tags:king, kings, sovereign, sovereigns, ruler, rulers, monarch, monarchs, monarchy, royal, royalty, history, historical, medieval, technology, innovation, innovative, message, messages, messaging, instant message, instant messaging, social media, social network, social networks, social networking, old-fashioned, computer, computers, arrow, arrows, shot, servant, servants, messenger, messengers, communication
"Madame asks how your program is?"
Tags:tv show, tv shows, tv program, tv programs, television program, television programs, television show, television shows, butler, butlers, servant, servants, domestic servant, domestic servants, wife, wives, husband, husbands, aristocrat, aristocrats, aristocracy, upper class, upper classes, class divide, class divides, manor, manors, stately home, stately homes
'You shook the bottle first, didn't you?'
"We're ecstatic about our new au pair."
Tags:animal, animals, talking animal, talking animals, bird, birds, nest, nests, egg, eggs, tree, trees, feeding, kid, kids, child, children, parent, parents, parenting, parenthood, mom, moms, mum, mums, mother, mothers, motherhood, father, fathers, fatherhood, dad, dads, family, families, au pair, au pairs, nanny, nannies, babysitter, babysitters, sitter, sitters, servant, servants, governess, governesses, hired help, happy, ecstatic, modern life
"It takes a while for technological advances to benefit everybody equally."
Tags:technology, technologies, product, productivity, advances, advance, technological advances, benefit, benefits, help, helping, car, cars, king, kings, servant, servants, emperor, emperors, roman, romans, ancient, ancients, egypt, egyptians, worker, workers, capitalism, capitalist, creative destruction, economy, growth, growing
"I have my pants put on one leg at a time."
Tags:businessmen, businessman, ceo, ceos, executive lifestyle, executive lifestyles, corporate culture, servant, servants, domestic, domestics, domestic servant, domestic servants, domestic worker, domestic workers, gentleman, gentlemen, class divide, class divides, limo, limos, limousine, limousines, business suit, business suits, remember, he puts his pants on one leg at a time, ordinary, ordinariness, economic inequality, social inequality, wealth inequality, income inequality
"On your head, sire."
Tags:crown, crowns, blooper, bloopers, dresser, dressers, king, kings, kingship, royal robe, royal robes, throne, thrones, monarch, monarchs, monarchy, monarchies, royalty, royal, royals, royal family, servant, servants, valet, valets, belt, belts, royal insignia, belt, belts, mistake, mistakes, fashion disaster, fashion mistake, fashion disasters
"Um, O.K., yes, Boardwalk for Connecticut Avenue."
Tags:king, kings, ruler, rulers, monarch, monarchs, sovereign, sovereigns, royal, royalty, game, games, board game, board games, playing board games, cheater, cheaters, peasant, peasants, servant, servants, citizen, citizens, prisoner, prisoners, guard, guards, executioner, executioners, threatening, menacing, scary, convincing, trading
"Your usual one too many, sir."
Tags:drink, drinks, drinking, drinker, drinkers, the usual, usual order, usual orders, alcoholic, alcoholics, alcoholism, brandy, men's club, men's clubs, mens club, mens clubs, one too many, heavy drinker, heavy drinkers, functional alcoholic, functional alcoholics, boozer, boozers, servant, servants, waiter, waiters, wait staff
"Two English-speaking people to do cooking and all housework on South Carolina plantation October through May. References required. Must like dogs."
Tags:job candidate, job candidates, job applicant, job applicants, job application, job applications, candidate, candidates, job seeker, job seekers, job seeking, job hunter, job hunters, job hunting, job hunt, job hunts, servant, servants, housework, household, households, domestic, domestics, worker, workers, domestic worker, domestic workers
"It's really a lateral transfer, Crampton, From 'Nobody' to 'Flunkie'."
A butler holds down a tennis net so his master can more easily jump over it to shake the hand of his opponent.
"Well I have to go, my ride is here."
Tags:king, kings, train bearer, train bearers, smoking, smoker, smokers, health problem, health problems, lung cancer, excess, attendant, attendants, boy attendant, boy attendants, royalty, royal, capitalism, capitalist, super size, supersize, modern society, modern attitudes, modern day attitudes, consumerism, consumer, consumers, self image, vain, vanity, self obsessed, self obsession, self presentation, wealth, wealthy, commercialism, capitalism, capitalist, servant, servants, grand, grandeur, self image, self obsessed, self obsession, appearance, authority
"Fenton, bring me my pipe, my bowl, and my Nat King Cole records."
"Did you ring, Sir?"
"He'll be damned difficult to replace!"
Tags:replacement, replacements, butler, butlers, servant, servants, domestic worker, domestic workers, heart attack, heart attacks, domestic, domestics, club, clubs, gentlemen, gentleman, aristocrat, aristocrats, aristocracy, heartless, heartlessness, worker, employee, employees, employer, employers, hr, human resources
Tags:maid, maids, service, cleaner, cleaners, housemaid, housemaid, servant, servants, cleaning, meter maid, meter maids, metre maid, metre maids, parking, parking metre, parking metres, parking meter, parking meters, top up, topping up, adding time, add time, time, quarter, mechanical, robot, robots, robotic, machine, machines, rich, wealthy, word play, wordplay
"Sure, this is idyllic, but there are fundamental problems here that are not being addressed."
Tags:idyllic, racism, neocolonial, colony, colonies, colonist, colonists, imperial, imperialist, imperialists, imperialism, tourist, tourist spot, tourist spots, tourism, tourists, destination, destinations, racial inequality, divide, divides, division, divisions, class difference, class differences, resort, resorts, server, servers, servant, servants
Two porters carry a king
"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