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Odd Jobs of Bygone Days: The Lector

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lector is simply someone who reads. However, they were often hired with money pooled from workers to read to large rooms full of manual laborers to keep them entertained 2

A lector is simply someone who reads. Long before the days of MP3, smart phones, and even in the days before widespread access to radio, they were often hired with money pooled from workers to read to large rooms full of manual labourers, keeping them entertained as they slugged away at repetitive tasks.

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About Trinity

A melancholic pragmatist with a wide streak of mischief and an active imagination that turns into novels.

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