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18:32 Aug 1, 2010
English to Macedonian translations [Non-PRO]
Mining & Minerals / Gems
English term or phrase: Breaker boys
"Breaker Boys" were used in the anthracite coal mines to separate slate rock from the coal after it had been brought out of the shaft. They often worked 14 to 16 hours a day.Breaker boys were primarily children or elderly coal miners.
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