Wednesday, March 10, 2010

The Jobs Of Yesteryear: Obsolete Occupations

National Public Radio has posted an audio slideshow of long-gone or almost-obsolete professions. Aspire to be a pinsetter in a bowling alley? How about a lamplighter? Unfortunately, there may not be much call for those skills in today's job market.

There was a bowling alley affiliated with the Catholic church in my neighborhood; I always thought being a pinsetter would have been cool.

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