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Old 09-12-2019, 11:52 PM
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Originally Posted by Bert Nobbins View Post
Newpaper boys/girls seem to have disappeared. You can't get a paper delivered early every morning like you could 20 years ago. (in the UK)

That's presumably due to lack of demand as not many people buy physical newspapers now they can get the news off t'net. I don't know if that counts as automation...
Boys and girls yes, but there are guys who drive around and deliver papers early. My NY Times comes by 6 am.