Category Archives: Funny

Cat hates mail?

I know that letter carriers face a lot of difficulties in their daily rounds. This video shows that, though dogs have a storied reputation for bothering our postal workers, cats can prove a formidable foe to timely letter delivery!   … Continue reading

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Minesweeper Postcards!

Do you have fond memories of playing Minesweeper? You know, that game that came pre-loaded on PCs back in the day? Personally, I spent way too much time on that game (and solitaire and Tetris, too).  Now I can play … Continue reading

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Kids Say the Darndest Things

My friend Brandy emailed me this letter.  I have no idea who wrote it, but it made me laugh so I thought I’d share it! It’s pretty dang sweet:Here’s the back: Be like this kid and write a creative thank … Continue reading

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Season’s Greetings

A reminder that we should be gentle with one another when expressing our thoughts and preferences during the holidays (though I totally agree with the turtle on this one!) Comic by Jim Toomey

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Postage Stamp “Nail Polish”

Designer Reuben Miller shared some funny ideas for extreme repurposing (poking fun, it seems, as the repurposing/upcycling trends of late) on his wonderful blog.   One of his crazy ideas involved repurposing stamps as nail decorations! It’s actually a fun idea for some of … Continue reading

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R2D2 Mail Collection Boxes

Wish I’d had the chance to see one of these when they came out in 2007!

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Claire McCaskill and Jon Stewart on Snail Mail

I was catching up on Jon Stewart last night on the DVR and saw his take on Claire McCaskill’s recommendation to the Postmaster General that the post office start a letter writing campaign to make up some of their devastating losses.  … Continue reading

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Mitch Hedberg

Mitch Hedberg’s letter-related quotes: “I wrote my friend a letter using a highlighting pen. But he could not read it, he thought I was trying to show him certain parts of a piece of paper.” “I wrote a letter to … Continue reading

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Silliness from the Sky

This afternoon I was out on my deck reading a great article in Esopus on Ray Johnson, the father of mail art, when from the sky fell a cute little albino caterpillar.  I snapped a few pics and mentioned to Kris that … Continue reading

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Letters of Note

I think I’ve only posted one fun letter from the past here on Save Snail Mail (and that letter was courtesy of Laura doing historical research in England). I love perusing old letters and hope to post others as I find … Continue reading

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