Who could still do with this?

A knocker-upper was someone whose purpose was to wake people up during a time when alarm clocks were expensive and not very reliable.

They earned about six pence a week using a pea shooter to shoot dried peas at the windows of sleeping workers in East London, 1930s.

She would not leave a window until she was sure that the workers had woken up.

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