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Flight and hotel search engine Skyscanner surveyed 400 international hotel workers about the odd demands they’ve encountered on the job. The requests are sometimes extravagant. They are always puzzling.
Here’s a look at the top 10 weirdest requests.
1. One glass of water on the hour every hour, throughout the night
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2. Fifteen cucumbers a day
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3. Toilet to be filled with mineral water
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4. Bath of honey
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5. Sound of goat bells to aid sleep
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6. Only the right legs of a chicken
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7. A dead mouse
8. Bath of chocolate milk
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9. Sixteen pillows (for single guest)
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10. Crocodile soup
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World's best pie apple. Essential for Tarte Tatin. Has five prominent ribs.
So pretty. So early. So ephemeral. Tastes like strawberry candy (slightly).
My personal fave. Ultra-crisp. Graham cracker flavor. Should be famous. Isn't.
High flavored with notes of blood orange and allspice. Very rare.
Jefferson's favorite. The best all-purpose American apple.
New Hampshire's native son has a grizzled appearance and a strangely addictive curry flavor. Very, very rare.
Makes the best hard cider in America. Soon to be famous.
Freak seedling found in an Oregon field in the '60s has pink flesh and a fragrant strawberry snap. Makes a killer rose cider.
Ben Franklin's favorite. Queen Victoria's favorite. Only apple native to NYC.
Really does taste like pineapple.
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