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04/24/2014 01:59 pm ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

What You Needed To Become A Secretary In 1959

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Do you have a pleasing, well-modulated voice -- and can you talk to your boss as easily as your can converse with the office boy?

Congratulations, you have what it takes to be a secretary in 1959.

The National Archives' Text Message blog unearthed a gem from a training program in Waco, Texas -- a quiz that determines how suited you are to secretarial work.

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Sadly, we could never commit to "refraining from making sarcastic remarks." More power to those who could.

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