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From: Warren Wetmore <>
Subject: Re: [GM-L] Re: GenMassachusetts-D Digest V00 #157
Date: Fri, 24 Mar 2000 18:43:12 -0500
> In a message dated 00-03-24 19:00:37 EST, writes:
> << Mail is often delayed. And
> some postal workers have run amok.
> Yes! Several years ago - in Rhode Island, in the town of Lincoln, a mailman
> arrested and imprisoned for burying a huge amount of mail in the mail sacks in
> his backyard. When he sold the house, the new owners discovered many of
> the sacks filled with several year's mail. Seems he was spending his
> in local cafes and then burying his work in his own back yard. The story made
> the Assoc. Press and local newspapers for weeks!
The same thing happened in Chicago a few years back, abt 1985.
He didn't bury them, he just stuffed them in a spare bedroom.
The house caught fire, and firemen found the undelivered
But the tardiness of letters is systemic. Once in a while
there is a pleasant surprise. My daughter got a check I
sent her in only two days -- her college is 175 miles
away by road, a three-hour drive. But I'm not
complaining in this case.
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