Thursday, August 13, 2009

UK postal workers strike?

To my friends "across the pond" in the UK:

Perhaps I live under a rock (well, I don't have a TV) but I've only just learned, through reading a postal-related blog, that postal workers in the UK are having strikes all over the place that are affecting mail delivery. My sympathies! What a predicament. I am reading up on the whole backstory now.

I do hope folks in the UK have not experienced significant delays or difficulties, though it seems inevitable...

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  1. Oh wow I hope the us postal workers dont get it in their head to strike on us and our mail go further into the dumps . I have some mail that has already taken 5 days to get across the country which I might add is to coin a phrase "getting a little old ".

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  2. I hear you on the occasional frustrations for delays on the US Postal Service, phonelady, and I admit that I've been increasingly frustrated by all the letters and pieces of mail that mysteriously get "lost" in the mail... but all things considered, I'm still a big supporter of our postal workers and all they do for us. Considering services provided and the exchange rate, we still have one of the most economical rates for mailing a letter in the world.

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  3. Thanks for noticing our predicament Missive. I've not found it's got in the way too much but it's not nice!

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  4. Glad to hear it's not got in the way too much, Mischief.

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