vinettes-they had no televisions to entertain them, so they entertained themselves.

Poorhouses- poorhouses were government-run facilities where their poor,infirm, or mentally ill could live. many of the people who lived in the poorhouses were required to work to contribute to the cost of their board and it was not uncommon for whole families to live together with other families in the communal environment. In the victorion era life didn't get much worse than that in a poorhouse resident.

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