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From: "christine" <>
Subject: RE: Non-gen :Re: Just out of interest
Date: Sat, 20 Jan 2001 09:24:44 -0800
A pathetic comparison -
if only they had the choice!
> If you were a prostitute or a thief, would you tell the census enumerator
> I suggest you read Mayhew's "London Labour and the London Poor" to get an
> accurate picture of what fate awaited you should you suffer a minor
> disability or lost your parents through an influenza outbreak. Of course
> there were benevolent employers who treated their employees with
> respect but
> I'd rather stack shelves in Tesco than go into service.
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