Sun Dec 2, 2012, 05:42 AM
Are_grits_groceries (15,635 posts)
Now here's a job:
Before alarm clocks there were knocker-upper's. Mary Smith earned sixpence a week shooting dried peas at sleeping workers windows. Limehouse Fields. London. . Undated. Photograph from Philip Davies' Lost London: 1870 - 1945.
(The man who tweets from lettersofnote.com sent this)
Whatever pays the bills.....
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Sun Dec 2, 2012, 09:12 PM
Rhiannon12866 (69,499 posts)
4. K&R! Love this early version of a wake up call, priceless photo... :D
Guess necessity is the mother of invention, LOL. I learn something new on DU every day!
Reminds me of a wake up call I received once when I was in Russia, staying at a hotel. The phone rang and a heavily accented voice just shouted "Wake Up!!!" LOL. Still makes me chuckle to remember it...