[LMB] OT: ish, the nuclear family

Pat Mathews mathews55 at msn.com
Sat Feb 22 13:52:27 GMT 2020


Or being apprenticed out at the usual age. An remember, apprentices were *teenagers.* Or why you hear so much about them being unruly. And their boss had sanctions they could use on the kid that parents could not, but fewer preconceptions about the kid being "just like his uncle Joe - lazy."
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Subject: Re: [LMB] OT: ish, the nuclear family

On 2/17/2020 3:27 PM, Pat Mathews wrote:
> There is one way to get out of that family (or village) role, known as "feet, do your stuff!" Or how cities or even market towns or monasteries or traveling companies get their people.

The habit of going into service to a Great house or family also helped
escape =)


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