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Maybe You Could Just Tweet for a Tow

Apparently, according to our English colleagues, the population of Great Britain is in danger of losing life skills that have long been considered vital, including sewing, do-it-yourself car service and changing a tire.

Quoting a poll conducted by the Web site Ask.com, those under the age of 30 are tops at acquiring skills like setting up Facebook profiles while forsaking more practical skills. Brits under age 30 are the largest demographic least likely to be able to change its car’s rubber.

Apparently, says Tyres & Accessories, the problem is not merely confined to the younger generation; just under half of all Britons would struggle to change the tire on a pushbike, let alone a motorized vehicle.

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– Jim Smith

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