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Butler Shortage

A boom in the population of rich folk leads to high demand for good servants.

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The law of supply and demand has driven starting pay for butlers up to $70,000. If this internet thing doesn't pan out, expect to see us learning all about silverware and cuff links at Butler Boot Camp.

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