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  Mail - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Another important postal service was created in the Islamic world by the caliph Mu'awiyya; the service was called barid, by the name of the towers that were built in order to protect the roads by which couriers travelled.
The world-wide postal system comprising the individual national postal systems of the world's self-governing states is co-ordinated by the Universal Postal Union, which among other things sets international postage rates, defines standards for postage stamps and operates the system of International Reply Coupons.
In 1998, the U.S. Postal Service authorised the first tests of a secure system of sending digital franks via the Internet to be printed out on a PC printer, obviating the necessity to license a dedicated franking machine and allowing companies with smaller mail programs to make use of the option.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Mail   (3669 words)

  
 Going postal - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Going postal is an American English slang term, used as a verb meaning to become extremely angry, possibly to the point of violence.
Going Postal: Rage, Murder, and Rebellion: From Reagan's Workplaces to Clinton's Columbine and Beyond is the title of a book by Mark Ames, which examines the rise of office and school shootings in the wake of the Reagan Revolution, and compares the shootings to slave rebellions.
Going Postal is also the title of a book by Don Lasseter, which examines the issue of workplace shootings inside the USPS (ISBN 0-7860-0439-8).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Going_postal   (996 words)

  
 Colorado Postal Encyclopedia
In the 1960's, when I first began to collect Colorado Postal History I quickly learned that there was a near void in literature relative to the postal history of the state.
There are too many factors that influence the desirability and value of a given postal marking, not the least of which is individual collector interest and desire.
It is necessary to emphasize that slight variations will occur in the impressions of the postal marking depending on, the nature of the device, the age of the device, the precision of the strike, and whether it was recently, if ever cleaned.
www.coloradopostalhistorysociety.com /PAGES_html/encyclopedia.html   (2789 words)

  
 Postal Stationery of Denmark 1871-1905
I collect postal stationery from Denmark in the period 1871-1905 with the imprinted stamps in the "bi-coloured" design.
shows the cliches, that the postal cards are printed with - together with photos taken around year 1900 of the making of the cliches at the printer.
"Bi-coloured" Postal Stationery of Denmark 1871-1905 that was awarded a gold medal (93 points) and Special Prize at the international FIP stamp exhibition Washington 06.
www.postalstationery.dk   (432 words)

  
 Postal - SMTP and POP benchmark program.
Postal now adds a MD5 checksum to all messages it sends (checksum is over the subject and message body including the "\r\n" that ends each line of text in the SMTP protocol).
This means that you can specify that these programs send a specific number of messages and perform a specific number of POP connections per minute respectively.
Also if you want to run performance analysis software to determine what the bottlenecks are on your mail server then you could set Postal and Rabid to only use half the maximum speed (so the CPU and disk usage of the analysis software won't impact on the mail server).
www.coker.com.au /postal   (632 words)

  
 Postal for PC - Postal PC Game - Postal Computer Game
Postal is a bloody masterpiece, and not in the british way.
Postal 2 strings together a bunch of violent novelties without ever constructing a compelling game for them to support.
It may seem strange to put it this way, but Postal 2: Share the Pain is the game that Postal 2 probably should have been in the first place.
www.gamespot.com /pc/action/postal/index.html?q=postal   (308 words)

  
 Postal History. The worldwide postal history website   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
If you collect postal history, or are interested in discovering more about this fascinating branch of philately, you will find information here to help you.
Postal History, therefore, is telling the story of how mail has been handled, who has handled it, and why.
In postal history, research is necessary to interpret a cover and its postal markings.
www.postalhistory.org   (463 words)

  
 Postal News
WAYNESVILLE-A United States Postal Service employee was arrested on felony charges Tuesday after a dog disappeared from a backyard along the carrier's route.
With the United States Postal Service on a financial upswing, its workers are looking to leave an era of concessions behind.
The Canada Post Corporation, comprised of Canada's postal service and several joint ventures, has the nation's sixth largest workforce, the majority of who are represented by a postal workers' union.
www.topix.net /business/postal   (634 words)

  
 Lists of Postal Codes @ CompleteIdiot.com (Complete Idiot)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
It has been suggested that this article or section be merged into List of postal codes.
For an overview of postal code notation schemes of all countries using postal codes, please refer to the list of postal codes.
Ireland: No use of postal codes except for the Dublin postal district codes.
www.completeidiot.com /encyclopedia/Lists_of_postal_codes   (426 words)

  
 Postal Experiments   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Postal Service appears to be amazingly tolerant of the foibles of its public and seems occasionally willing to relax specific postal regulations.
After puzzling briefly over this item, the postal carrier removed the mailing label and drank the contents of the bottle over the course of a few blocks as he worked his route.
The postal supervisor warned our mailing specialist that he could be fined for mail service abuse, even as a recipient, should this happen again.
www.directcreative.com /aaexperiments.html   (1524 words)

  
 Links to Postcode Pages - Graham Rhind
Codepostaux.com (in French) - a one-stop postal code search site for about 20 countries (though the data used for many countries is incomplete, and the data returned is sparse).
Digital (wmf format) postal code maps (in Dutch) - digital postal code maps (for 2-digit postal code areas) for 23 countries.
Canadian Postal Codes - search engine (in English, German and French) (Uniserv Online) - type in postal code or postal code and street, or address fragment and this demonstration of commercial software will return the complete address, properly formatted and spelt.
www.grcdi.nl /linkspc.htm   (4090 words)

  
 Postal - Postal Employees - Postal Workers
Postal employees, their families and friends can receive as much as 72% OFF of Special Value Packages of MindLeaders online training courses through the OLEDU Members Rewards Program.
Residents suspect a parade of temporary carriers is not familiar with the names and numbers.
and post it on your postal facility bulletin board that accepts general messages.
www.postalmag.com   (808 words)

  
 Postal Exam Secrets- Raise your Postal Exam score with our Postal Exam prep study guide
Our original research into the postal exam reveals specific weaknesses never before discovered that you can exploit to increase your score more than you've ever imagined- and it's all available for less than the retail price of the rest of the filler-packed "guides" on the market.
So, if you'd like to get the postal exam score you deserve, quit worrying about whether your score is "good enough" and beat the certification game so you can become a US Postal worker, then this might be the most important letter you read this year.
Which Postal Exam Study Guides and Practice Tests Are Worth Your Time- If you're going to spend hours and hours studying for the postal exam with multiple study guides, don't waste your time.  Use our exclusive list of the study guides and practice tests that are worth spending your precious time studying.
www.postal-exam.com   (4044 words)

  
 U.S. Postal Inspection Service   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
We are not accepting applications for the position of Postal Inspector at this time, but updates will be posted as available.
Postal Money Order Alert: Learning about postal money orders can keep you from becoming a victim to the latest scams.
ET, for Postmark Katrina, a tribute to the postal heroes who restored mail service in the aftermath of the Gulf Coast hurricanes.
www.usps.com /websites/depart/inspect   (290 words)

  
 Welcome to PEN! The 'SOURCE' for all postal employees!
The false alarm caused the Postal Service to suspend operations at two of its facilities, and more than 1,000 DOD and post office employees were given antibiotics as a precaution against their possible exposure.
What particularly raised their ire was the statement that postal workers make an average of $75,000 a year.
The U.S. Postal Service in New Mexico recently improved its delivery scores enough to put it on par with national averages, but the state's district manager says he still expects better.
www.postalemployeenetwork.com   (1579 words)

  
 FRANK'S COMPULSIVE GUIDE TO POSTAL ADDRESSES
Postal codes, in countries that have them, are usually numeric, sometimes containing a space or a hyphen.
The Universal Postal Union recommends that the ISO Alpha-2 Country Code be used for international mail, and that the country code prefix be omitted on domestic mail (e.g.
Postal addresses that appear in printed matter, databases, and on the Web can be found in all three formats.
www.columbia.edu /kermit/postal.html   (11631 words)

  
 Go POSTAL: Official Website of POSTAL 2   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The juggernaut of mixed martial arts (MMA) fighters dubbed "Team POSTAL" sponsored by the world's most dangerous software company has run its collective record to 9-1 as Chad Griggs stamped, folded and otherwise mutilated Jon Tsosie in a crushing 45 second first round victory at Rage in the Cage 82 (RITC 82).
See why Aliki is this month's Postal Babe, and get a taste on what's to come to this year's august edition of the adult magazine Hustler (Ooohh yea..-gimp).
Team POSTAL - a group of five Mixed Martial Artists (MMA) sponsored by videogame publisher Running With Scissors (RWS) - notched another victory this past weekend, bringing its collective record to 8-1 since signing with RWS.
www.gopostal.com   (942 words)

  
 Right Hand Drive Jeeps - Providing RHD Jeep Wrangler and Used Cherokee
Available to letter carriers everywhere, the reintroduction of the Postal Jeep is welcome back to this historic segment.
Prior to the 2003 Jeep Wrangler right-hand-drive announcement, the last Jeep to be sold in the postal segment was the 2001 Jeep Cherokee, which is now discontinued.
The Wrangler Postal Unit is a hard top with full metal doors and roll up windows to keep the mail secured, while the interior has a rear removable seat which creates ample space for bulk mail and packages.
www.righthanddrivejeeps.us   (498 words)

  
 Association for Postal Commerce
The American Postal Workers Union says the Postal Service failed to adequately plan and schedule meetings with citizens and communities on its consolidation efforts, thereby undermining the entire process.
The close proximity to the USPS postal hub means that payments are received, processed and deposited faster and more efficiently.
The two post offices are among 32 in the state that have been designated as individual winners of the award for delivering exceptional customer service in their respective communities.
postcom.org   (4840 words)

  
 UNI Postal Global Union
Documents for the UNI Postal meetings in Oslo, Norway...
The Sector is responding to the development of large multi-national corporations, including some privatised postal administrations that are becoming major world players in their own right.
The number one priority is organising and helping affiliates with recruitment But the Sector also closely monitors developments at the World Bank, International Monetary Fund and the World Trade Organisation for fall out from their policies on the postal industry and its staff.
www.union-network.org /unipostal.nsf/index?openpage   (170 words)

  
 postal
With time running out for Congress to approve a postal reform bill, some mailers are questioning whether the Direct Marketing Association—both the leadership and the members—failed to work as effectively as possible...
The U.S. Postal Service and FedEx Express, a division of Memphis, TN-based FedEx Corp., have agreed to a new contract for domestic air transportation of postal shipments.
But the USPS is trying to promote the services offered, which were designed to provide postal customers with decisions on mail preparation, mail piece designs, and rate eligibility....
multichannelmerchant.com /printchannel/postal   (465 words)

  
 postalnews.com
No, not postal reform legislation, just slapping names on post offices: "Post office naming is now the most common form of legislation"
Also available from Postcom is a copy of the presentation given to the BOG by new Chief Financial Officer H. Glen Walker summarizing the USPS budget for the fiscal year that begins October 1.
Maryland postal worker gets a year in jail for workers comp fraud
www.postalnews.com   (422 words)

  
 Bahamas Postal Stationery   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Beginning in 1881, the Bahamas has issued a medley of postal stationeries: Envelopes (ca.
Gisburn, Harold G.D., The Postage Stamps and Postal History of the Bahamas.
Please inform me about other information on Bahamian postal stationery.
www.gsu.edu /~libpjr/bahps.htm   (148 words)

  
 Links: Postal Codes Zip Postcodes Address Address Formats
Postal Information Resources (a number of postal code links, mainly US).
Postal Links - (links to post office home pages - maintained by Lithuanian Post).
Philatelic Bureaux and Postal Administrations: links, names and addresses, mainly for philatelic bureaux - maintained by the Ascension Island postal service.
www.grcdi.nl /links.htm   (346 words)

  
 SUB POP RECORDS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Gibbard and Tamborello collaborated on the Dntel track "(This is) The Dream of Evan and Chan".
Cexs Tour Diary Part 2 Another installment of Cexs tales of tour with the Postal Service.
Portland Show Review A live review of Postal Service and Cex at the Blackbird.
www.subpop.com /scripts/main/bands_page.php?id=412   (254 words)

  
 ZIP Code Postal Code Area Codes Database Subscription and Solution Services | ZIPCodeWorld.com
ZIPCodeWorld.com offers complete and affordable United States ZIP Codes database, Canadian Postal Codes database and Mexican Postal Codes database with latitude and longitude coordinates, region and country names as well as other important information.
Postal code, city name, colony name, state abbreviation, state name, latitude, longitude, area code, time zone and daylight saving flag in Mexico.
Postal code, city name, province name, phone area code, timezone, daylight saving flag, latitude, longitude, population, total dwellings, elevation and street name in Canada
www.zipcodeworld.com   (279 words)

  
 Bath Postal Museum
Thanks to a grant of £238,500 from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF), the future of Bath Postal Museum is now secure.
The museum introduces schools to the history of written communication from clay mail to e-mail, and we have certain very special objects that will be of interest.
Bring history alive for your pupils with Postal Museum loan boxes.
www.bathpostalmuseum.org   (161 words)

  
 Absolute Best Service : Postal Uniforms Direct - Union Made Regulation Postal Uniforms
The men and women of the United States Postal Service have earned and received the respect of a grateful nation through your dedicated service.
Postal Uniforms Direct takes great pride in our efforts to provide you with the best value for your uniform allowance.
Postal Uniforms Direct offers a complete line of Letter Carrier and Motor Vehicle Services, window clerk and motor vehicle services postal uniforms and accessory items.
postaluniformsdirect.com   (525 words)

  
 Skaggs Postal Uniforms: 10% Off Postal Uniforms & Accessories for USPS Employee's online order.
Skaggs Postal Uniforms is a proud provider of UNION MADE Postal Uniform products, when available.
Skaggs Postal Uniform's Goal is to become your number one supplier of postal uniforms and accessories.
Skaggs is the only online Postal uniform supplier to have created this unique feature.
www.skaggspostal.com   (333 words)

  
 The Postal Bowling Club Website - Postal of Division One   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Copyright © Postal Bowling Club - all rights reserved.
10th September: Postal Open Invitation Pairs won by Colin Turnbull and John Shields (Craigentinny), beating Elliot Young and Neil Pringle (Gartcosh) in the Final.
21st August: East Edinburgh - The Postal Triple and Rink have made it through to the Finals night at Portobello this Friday (25th).
postalbowlingclub.homestead.com /home.html   (271 words)

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