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From: "Michael A. Terrell"
Subject: Re: Papers [How did we get here from 100R ?]
Date: Sat, 21 Dec 2002 16:13:55 -0500
Organization: Have you seen my bench? No, really! Where is it?
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Zefram Cochrane wrote:
> "Spehro Pefhany" wrote in message
> > I can barely lift today's paper. That's not a very comfortable size.
> Today being saturday ?
> Sunday is much worse. Last time at my local shoppe, I counted
> 47 separate "papers" for what was nominally one paper. These
> were nested to a max depth of 4 levels !
> I remember reading a comic yonks ago about a paper-boy who
> bemoaned that "sundays are getting heavier; even the supplements
> have supplements today !".
> This is now so true it's untrue. I've taken to leaving about 90% of the
> paper at the shop.
> Do they have this in the US ? Being as paper-youths seem to just throw
> them into the front garden(yard) from a moving bicycycle, do they use
> some form of shoulder-mounted missile (pronounced "mistle") launcher ?
> .. and is it really illegal to deliver newspapers into peoples' mailboxes
> (so says Norm) ?
> Richard [in WR14]
By Federal law only the home owner/tenant or the post office can use the
mail box. Here, in Central Florida, a lot of newspapers will put a
plastic box up to hold your newspaper since and most are delivered by
someone driving by, stuffing it in their box.
Michael A. Terrell
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