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Claude Balls
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      09-10-2003
What does "ZIP" as in zip code mean?
And you always thought it had no meaning.

Who invented the zip code system?
What year was it first used?
Musical clue: "sugar shack".



 
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Steven Pilbeam
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      09-10-2003

"Claude Balls" <(E-Mail Removed)> wrote in message
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> What does "ZIP" as in zip code mean?
> And you always thought it had no meaning.
>
> Who invented the zip code system?
> What year was it first used?
> Musical clue: "sugar shack".
>
>
>

ZIP is Zone Improvement Plan. 1st used July 1, 1963


 
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      09-10-2003
Steven Pilbeam wrote:

> "Claude Balls" <(E-Mail Removed)> wrote in message
> news:(E-Mail Removed)...
>> What does "ZIP" as in zip code mean?
>> And you always thought it had no meaning.
>>
>> Who invented the zip code system?
>> What year was it first used?
>> Musical clue: "sugar shack".
>>
>>
>>

> ZIP is Zone Improvement Plan. 1st used July 1, 1963


Search engines *do* kind of take the challenge out of this sort of
thing, don't they?
--
"The 'contestants' are already sitting at a computer, after all."


 
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Claude Balls
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      09-10-2003
trout wrote:>>

> Steven Pilbeam wrote:


>> "Claude Balls" <(E-Mail Removed)> wrote in message
>> news:(E-Mail Removed)...
>>> What does "ZIP" as in zip code mean?
>>> And you always thought it had no meaning.
>>>
>>> Who invented the zip code system?
>>> What year was it first used?
>>> Musical clue: "sugar shack".
>>>
>>>
>>>

>> ZIP is Zone Improvement Plan. 1st used July 1, 1963


> Search engines *do* kind of take the challenge out of this sort of
> thing, don't they?


precisely. learn to use them. seek and ye shall find.


> --
> "The 'contestants' are already sitting at a computer, after all."




 
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