Interesting Question of the Day – 7 January 2016

Reader is a surname based on a medieval occupation.

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What did readers do?  (Hint: It wasn’t reading.  Most readers were illiterate.  Another hint: The above picture was chosen for a reason.)

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8 comments on “Interesting Question of the Day – 7 January 2016
  1. Drew says:

    They stole milk, union busted and shutdown mines leading to intergenerational poverty?

  2. Wayne says:

    Making thatched roofes?

  3. Fredrik Lockley says:

    It seems that a reader in medieval times worked with THATCHING buildings with reeds. I reckon nowadays you have to be either quite affluent to afford this type of “eco-roofing” or not very affluent at all, depending on where you live….

  4. Alison says:

    Thatcher! Making a roof for a house!