AntiqueSisters4

AntiqueSisters4
1976 Con - Vic - Jo

03 June 2012

YESTERYEAR TRIVIA


1. How many feet did a "chain" measure?_______________

2. What did a "Fell Monger" do?_______________________

3. What did a “Xylographer” make?_____________________

4. Where did a “Honey Dipper” work?___________________

5. Who was a “Blue Stocking”?_________________________

6. What did a “Colporteur” sell?______________________

7. What did a “Scavelman” do?_________________________

8. What did a “Maderer” gather and sell?______________

9. What did a “Cooper” make or repair?________________

 10.What did a “Puddler” work with?____________________






ANSWERS - YESTERYEAR TRIVIA
1. 66 feet per “chain” measurement
2.“fell monger” - one who removes hair or wool from hides in preparation for leather making
3.“xylographer” - creator of wooden blocks for printing
4. “honey dipper” – removed the sewage from outhouses
5. “blue stocking” – was a  female writer
6. “colporteur”  - a book peddler
7. “scavelman” – cleaned ditches & waterways
8. “Maderer” – a gatherer & seller of garlic
9. “Cooper” – a maker of barrels, tubs & casks
10. “Puddler” – wrought iron worker

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