Trivial trivia time

Discussion in 'Computer Support' started by Claude Balls, Sep 10, 2003.

  1. Claude Balls

    Claude Balls Guest

    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".
     
    Claude Balls, Sep 10, 2003
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  2. "Claude Balls" <> wrote in message
    news:...
    > 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
     
    Steven Pilbeam, Sep 10, 2003
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  3. Claude Balls

    trout Guest

    Steven Pilbeam wrote:

    > "Claude Balls" <> wrote in message
    > news:...
    >> 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."
     
    trout, Sep 10, 2003
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  4. Claude Balls

    Claude Balls Guest

    trout wrote:>>

    > Steven Pilbeam wrote:


    >> "Claude Balls" <> wrote in message
    >> news:...
    >>> 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."
     
    Claude Balls, Sep 10, 2003
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