postal service love

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. See post office.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the system whereby messages are transmitted via the post office

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Examples

  • The postal service will continue to issue non-forever stamps for postcards, which currently cost 28 cents to mail, and for mailing oversized envelopes and those weighing two ounces or more.

    All standard first-class stamps to last "forever"

  • German officials said Thursday the 21-year-old temporary letter sorter with the postal service has admitted targeting Americans when he opened fire with a handgun on a busload of 15 U.S. airmen at Frankfurt's airport on their way to deployment in Afghanistan, killing two and wounding two more.

    German airport shooting suspect recently radicalized

  • The union, meanwhile, says the postal service's approach of slashing expenses and shrinking operations would only further threaten the agency's chances of long-term survival by hurting service, which the union says would drive away customers and would ultimately dismantle the agency and heavily damage the U.S. mailing industry, which the postal service says generates $1 trillion each year in revenue.

    Union Seeks Role In Postal Revamp

  • A bill headed to the House floor, for example, would allow the postal service to sell advertising space on facilities and vehicles.

    Union Seeks Role In Postal Revamp

  • Historically, the postal service, which employs 532,800 workers, paid for retiree health benefits when they came due.

    Postal Service Eyes Closing Thousands of Post Offices

  • Eighty-three specific post offices were approved for closing during the three months ending Nov. 15, more closings than in any quarter in the agency's history, according to the postal service.

    Postal Service Eyes Closing Thousands of Post Offices

  • Although the postal service has cut its work force through attrition in recent years, it is still weighed down by overly generous employee benefits, she says.

    Postal Service Eyes Closing Thousands of Post Offices

  • All told, the postal service intends to review 16,000 of its existing 32,000 post offices over the next decade for possible closure, Mr. Donahoe said.

    Small Town Post Offices Threatened

  • A Republican-sponsored postal-reform bill that passed the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee and is headed to the House floor allows for the postal service to sell advertising on postal vehicles, and to branch into public services like fishing and hunting licenses.

    Post Office Wants More Than Mail

  • In 1911-12 the postal service set up 52 experimental flights and began lobbying Congress for money to fund airmail service.

    Kate Kelly: Post Office Gave Wings to Aeronautic Progress

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  • Also a great band.

    April 9, 2008

  • Letter from Sassari (population: 130,000) to Milan (population: 1.3 million): 2 to 10 days, randomly.

    April 9, 2008

  • I wrote a comedy sketch about an Italian post office for a cabaret we did over there. It was one of the most popular sketches.

    April 8, 2008

  • In Italy, we never put the two words together.

    April 8, 2008