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Good day's work

Published 23/02/2012 | 05:00

"I had to stay home to block a gap," said a farmer's child, explaining absence to a schoolteacher in the 1970s.

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During harvesting, the opening and closing of gates to restrict cattle would have been too time-consuming for tractor drivers.

David French
Wroclaw, Poland

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