The Sunday Yarn ~ Hospitality.

Prompt ~

27 09 September 29th 2013

This building and the site spells hospitality. It was actually a hospital before it commercialized its hospitality. During the English Civil War (1642-1651), the Parliament of England recognized its duty of care towards soldiers killed or wounded in its service. The first dedicated military hospital was established in the Savoy Hospital, London. 

Savoy_Hospital_Vetusta_Monumentaphotocredit ~ wiki

San Francisco Chronicle on 30 August 1891 published the views of General Cutting, ‘I maintain that for service there is no hotel in the United States to compare with that Hotel Savoy in London.’

A celebrity left his shoes for cleaning but when he got back he found that the laces were missing. He called house-keeping. ‘This place claims to be the best hotel in world. Yet, you return my polished shoes without laces.’

‘We were waiting for your call, sir. The laces have been washed and dried. We would like to know you if you prefer them pressed round or flat.’ house-keeping cleverly answered.

Words <200


12 thoughts on “The Sunday Yarn ~ Hospitality.

I love arguments

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s