Funny Questions Posed To The New York Public Library During The Pre-Internet Era

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Funny Questions Posed To The New York Public Library During The Pre-Internet Era
Funny Questions Posed To The New York Public Library During The Pre-Internet Era
Funny Questions Posed To The New York Public Library During The Pre-Internet Era

These funny questions posed to the New York Public Library during the pre-Internet era are incredibly ‘delicious’ to read. It just proves to show you that no matter the era, people were always interested about weird and ridiculous stuff.

Most people can’t remember this, but there was actually a time an age when people lived without Internet. And no, it wasn’t because their Wi-Fi was down, the Internet was simply just not invented yet.

Long before any millennial can remember, people used to go to a strange place called ‘The Library’. In case you don’t have a very rich imagination, just try to think of this library as how Google would look like if it were a building.

Funny Questions Posed To The New York Public Library During The Pre-Internet Era
Funny Questions Posed To The New York Public Library During The Pre-Internet Era

Inside this building, there were people who were called librarians. They actually still exist today, however, they’re a very rare breed. These librarians were like today’s Cortana, Siri, or Alexa. They were trained to receive all the weird and funny questions people wanted to know the answer to, and they helped them in finding the answers.

Sometimes, these librarians actually possessed the knowledge to answer these questions themselves. You can only imagine the amount of knowledge they had to have in order to answer all the questions received by phone, or in writing from anything who contacted the New York Public Library.

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