Re: Another reason to love the Universal Character Set

From: Doug Ewell (
Date: Thu Sep 28 2006 - 23:30:27 CST

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    Guy Steele <Guy dot Steele at Sun dot COM> wrote:

    > And then there is the famous case of a teenager who mailed his
    > subscription renewal to MAD Magazine and wrote no address on the
    > envelope---he merely pasted on a picture of Alfred E. Neuman. Along
    > the way, someone in the post office wrote in the correct ZIP code, but
    > no other notations were made, and the letter did reach its
    > destination.

    Someone did that once with a Playboy rabbit-head logo, back in the '60s
    or '70s when the famous "Playboy Building" was on Michigan Avenue in
    Chicago. That letter reached its destination too, with no additional
    info on the envelope if I recall the story correctly.

    Doug Ewell  *  Fullerton, California, USA  *  RFC 4645  *  UTN #14 

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