Pyotr is a poor serf in Tsarist Russia... (Wife's favourite joke)
...tilling his field one day, he unearths a lamp. As he starts to rub off the dirt, a genie comes flying out and in a great, booming voice, says, "Pyort Petrovich, you have freed me! Fortunate you are, for I shall grant you any wish your heart desires!"
Pyort thinks a moment and says, "No, I ...
Did you hear about the serf who tried to appeal to his master to let him go?
It was feudal! (my dad just made up this joke while we were cooking dinner I thought it was cute so I wanted to share)
When a landless Czar inherited a kingdom it was found to contain serfs.
He was peasantly surprised.
I read about a feudal uprising where a duke's son was killed by rebels.
They used a trebuchet to knock him off the battlements with the only available ordinance: a peasant's decapitated head.
It was the first recorded instance of a serf-face-to-heir missile.
How do serfs greet each other?
They exchange peasantries
Excavation report of a cemetery inside a castle
I’ve just been reading an excavation report of a cemetery inside a castle linked to a medieval siege. One of the burials was, from the skeletal analysis, a high status individual, but with the strange feature of having a skull embedded in the torso, this being of a lower status person. A careful rea...
Not all peasants visit the beach
Yet every peasant serfs regularly.
What was the favorite activity of olden day peasants?
Why did the cannibal have a medieval peasant and JK Rowling over for dinner?
They wanted to eat serf and terf.
Standing on the beach after the great proletariat revolution of 1907, what did one Russian say to the other?
1008 AD - A tall knight is summoned by his lord...
On the way to the lord's castle, the knight, one Sir Richard of River's Bank is surprised to see that the fields are empty, and the serfs are nowhere in sight. When he arrives, he asks his lord if the summons has anything to do with the absence of the workers in the field, and his lord replies that...
What's a peasant's favorite sport?
What do peasants do in their spare time?
why didn't the escaped peasant want to go to the beach?
he was scared that he'd end up serfing again
Why didn't Vietnam return to feudalism following 1975?
'Cause Charlie don't serf.