The Secret Life of the Vacuum Cleaner
Before the invention of the vacuum cleaner, rugs, carpets and upholstery were taken outside and beaten once a year to get the dust out (the 'Spring' clean). Fitted carpets were totally impractical.
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SERIES 2: car internal combustion engine quartz watch telephone radio set video recorder
SERIES 3: fax machine lift word processor electric light photocopier the office
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