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Holiday Inn location in London offers 'human bed warmer' service - a staffer to warm up your sheets

This is actually the return to a common practice from the middle ages until the 19th century. I believe I first learnt about it from Das Wirtshaus im Spessart, but I don't remember whether it was the movie or the book version.

*Lunatic*, n.
One whose delusions are out of fashion.

by DoDo on Sat Jan 23rd, 2010 at 07:20:00 AM EST

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