Here is an interesting peek back in time at the 11 Skills Your Great Grandparents Had That You Don’t. With every generation, our world is drastically changing yet some common threads stay the same.
Here are a few skills that many people (readers) have commented that are being lost. The article has a more in depth list.
The ability to write legibly ( I would argue half heartily that some never had it, lol) The truth is that people are becoming more skilled at using a keyboard on their computers, cell phones, tablets and Kindles.
Basics of auto and home maintenance
Being able to memorize a large amount of phone numbers