Better picking oakum than reading Joyce

Lieber harte Arbeit als Joyce lesen:

reading joyce in prison


Picking oakum was one of the most common forms of hard labour in Victorian prisons. Prisoners were given quantities of old rope, which they had to untwist into many corkscrew strands. They then had to take these individual strands and unroll them, usually by rolling them on their knee using their hands until the mesh became loose.



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