From: "Michael A. Terrell"
Subject: Re: Papers [How did we get here from 100R ?]
Date: Sat, 21 Dec 2002 23:23:55 -0500
Organization: Have you seen my bench? No, really! Where is it?
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Rod Speed wrote:
> CBFalconer wrote in
> message news:3E04F868.892F5BF5@yahoo.com...
> > Michael A. Terrell wrote
> >> Zefram Cochrane wrote
> >>> .. and is it really illegal to deliver newspapers
> >>> into peoples' mailboxes (so says Norm) ?
> Dont believe it, most obviously with subscriptions.
> >> 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.
> > Here in the US those mailboxes are often lonely things, sitting
> > on a post near the road. The mailman comes by and fills it,
> > largely with junk mail and bills, but sometimes with something
> > worthwhile. Sooner or later the recipient will empty it. This
> > leaves lots of opportunity for nefarious types to rob it of checks, etc.
> And anyone with any sense doesnt get checks delivered to those.
> > Thus the law against ANYONE other
> > than the owner using it for ANYTHING.
> Dont believe it.
All right, I'll add it to the list of all your other bullshit. I
didn't believe it, either.
Michael A. Terrell