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8. Switchboard Operator (Image credits: wikipedia.org)

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Switchboard operators were integral parts of a telephone network’s operation before modern technology rendered them obsolete. They would connect long-distance calls and do other things that are now done digitally.


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9. Resurrectionist (Image credits: paul-barford.blogspot.com)

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Resurrectionists, or “body snatchers,” were hired in the 19th century to remove corpses from graves for universities to use as cadavers. Cadavers from legal means were rare and difficult to obtain, so universities had to resort to other
means to procure cadavers for their students.


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10. Lector Who Entertained Factory Workers (Image credits: thecigarmaker.net)

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Broadly speaking, a lector is simply someone who reads. However, they were often hired with money pooled from workers to read to large rooms full of manual laborers to keep them entertained. Some read left-leaning or union publications to the workers.


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Banks, stock markets, and investment firms will soon be obsolete as will capitalism.
Computers will do a much better job of distributing remuneration for work and services performed.
The gap between rich and poor will shrink dramatically.

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robert237 Post time: 2016-2-29 13:31
Banks, stock markets, and investment firms will soon be obsolete as will capitalism.
Computers will  ...

What tosh, who will programme the computers. Who will make the computers? Who will stop the rapidly expanding gap between the rich and poor in China?

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Nice look back in time. Some real dirty jobs back then eh!
I am me and that is something you will never be, no matter how hard you try!!

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