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Picture This : The Worst Job In The World

Author: Infobase,; BBC (Firm)
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : BBC, New York, N.Y. : Distributed by Infobase, [1994] 2019. ©1994
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : English
Summary:
Why are some people prepared to do, and even enjoy, work the vast majority of us would loathe? From an undertaker to a maggot farmer, from a toilet cleaner to a miner, and from a prostitute to a slaughterhouse butcher, these silent heroes exhibit a rich sense of humor in the face of danger and dirt, and a powerful pride in what they do.
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Genre/Form: Internet videos
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Infobase,; BBC (Firm)
OCLC Number: 1108816801
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Originally released by BBC, 1994.
Streaming video file encoded with permission for digital streaming by Infobase on April 23, 2019.
Target Audience: 9 - 12, Academic/AP
Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (28 min., 54 sec)) : sound, color.
Contents: Miner (2:38); Toilet Cleaner (2:33); Prostitute (3:41); Abattoir (3:11); Maggot Farmer (3:08); Funeral Director (4:07); Receptionist (3:34); What is the Worst Job? (4:45); Credits: Picture This: The Worst Job in the World (0:31);
Responsibility: BBC.

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Why are some people prepared to do, and even enjoy, work the vast majority of us would loathe? From an undertaker to a maggot farmer, from a toilet cleaner to a miner, and from a prostitute to a slaughterhouse butcher, these silent heroes exhibit a rich sense of humor in the face of danger and dirt, and a powerful pride in what they do.

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