From: "Michael Painter"
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Subject: Re: Mail Box
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Date: Thu, 26 Dec 2002 20:53:25 GMT
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Organization: AT&T Worldnet
"Tom MacIntyre" wrote in message
> On Thu, 26 Dec 2002 09:58:52 -0800, Jim Stewart
> >Zefram Cochrane wrote:
> >> "John Woodgate" wrote in message
> >> news:WzZgqxA0chB+EwZF@jmwa.demon.co.uk...
> >>>Only id the correct postage is affixed, of course, and the size
> >>>regulations are observed. In Britain, IIRC, if twice the length plus
> >>>twice the diameter is more than 6 ft, the object can't be posted. So it
> >>>has to be a fairly small snake. (;-)
> >> But you could always roll the snake up into a circle. Anyway, isn't
> >> it agin the law to send live animals through the normal post ? I seem
> >> to recall someone sending a supply of leeches to some Univ hospital
> >> in Wales for legitimate medical usages, but who got prosecuted under
> >> the transports-of-live-animals regulations !?
> >Trivia time - In the US it is still legal to mail day-old poultry chicks.
(Queen) bees get mailed a lot from my small post office.