A Thai airmail etiquette




  • 1740, from French étiquette, from Middle French estiquette, from the Old French verb estechier, (compare Picard estiquier), from Frankish *stekan, *stikkan, *stikjan, from Proto-Germanic *stikaną, *stikōną, *staikijaną, from Proto-Indo-European *(s)teyg-.
  • Akin to Old High German stehhan (German stechen), Old English stician.
  • The French Court of Louis XIV at Versailles used étiquettes to remind courtiers to keep off of the grass and similar rules. More at stick (verb) and stitch. ticket.

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