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Homework: Obsolete Skills

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Homework: Obsolete Skills

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Homework: Obsolete Skills

Homework: Obsolete Skills

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For this week's "Homework" assignment, we asked you to send us stories about your obsolete skills. We heard from celestial navigators, masters of the "slide rule," and a classical composer who wrote his musicians' parts by hand.

Next week's assignment: Update your favorite weather proverbs. E-mail stories to Homework@NPR.org or call 202-408-5183.