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.

SERIES 1:  vacuum cleaner sewing machine central heating system washing machine refrigerator television 

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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