Excellent advice from circa 1200 for leaving a party: “When you are about to leave, let your horse be at the door; don’t climb on him in the hall, unless the host tells you to.” Noted! Read more entertaining life lessons from the past here.
Librarians have many roles, including being encyclopedias if this archive of queries posed to NYPL librarians says anything. One question: "Is this the place where I ask questions I can’t get answers to?" Why yes, yes it is.