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What are some jobs that don't exist anymore because of advances in technology?

I'm thinking of jobs like lamplighters and chimney sweeps. Any others?

Asked By: Bill P - 4/29/2007
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You correct about lamplighters, I was going to say that to. Chimney sweeps however do still exist, as many people now a days have switched to burning wood, and chimney sweeps once again are in high demand. Pony express riders are no longer used for mail. Telegraph operators, switchboard operators, people to hand pick... More
Answered By: tonal9nagual - 4/29/2007
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Pretty soon you can include travel agent in this group.... There are tons of others!!! Ever heard of a button maker? Nope. Machines do that too.
Answered By: pizziehl - 4/29/2007
 
Milkman ( although my grandparents still have one!) Iceman Dunny man ( lucky him) Numerous checkout chicks... remember how long it used to take at the supermarket? Radio actor Cinema organ player.
Answered By: Mr Peter - 5/1/2007
 
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