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From: Peg <>
Subject: [GM-L] Re: GenMassachusetts-D Digest V00 #157
Date: Fri, 24 Mar 2000 12:31:55 -0500 (EST)
>>The change was actually a cost saving idea by our "Friends" at
>>the US Postal Service. They found that it was expensive to make all
>>those signs with all those long names ending in "borough" so they took
>>it appon them selves to shorten them.
>They can't deliver the mail on time and they want to
>name our towns? LOL! Enough to make one "go postal."
Warren - Some of those "friends" are list members and genealogists, like
myself. FYI, the Postal Service has nothing to do with making signs. And for
your edification, the New England region has one of the highest scores for
on-time mail delivery in the entire country.
Can we move on to a more suitable subject? Let's get back to genealogy and
stop insulting people. "Going postal" is not a topic for jokes.
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