Monday, November 22, 2004

Take Your Time - Late Mail II

1. "Letter arrives 54 years late"
"A Norwegian woman had a real surprise this week when she received a letter
 mailed 54 years ago, delivered by a mailman who brought along flowers for
 the occasion"

2. "American woman's postcard to mother takes 37 years to arrive"
"A woman vacationing in New Jersey 37 years ago popped a postcard into the mail
 and it just arrived at her mother's house in Pennsylvania"

3. "Stamp mix-up postcard arrives 42 years on"
"A postcard mailed in Paris with an Irish stamp by mistake, has arrived in
 Germany 42 years late"

4. "Christmas card takes five years to arrive"
"A woman in County Donegal in the Irish Republic has received a Christmas card
 from a nearby relative - almost five years late"

5. "New meaning given to 'snail mail'"
"The letter from a bank in a small New Zealand town to a fashion store across
 the road reached its destination safely. Via Austria, that is."

6. "Mail delivered after nearly two decades"
"Trisha Collins-Lavigne waited 19 years to see Nina Roxanne's plastic face
 again. The Cabbage Patch Kids doll, which arrived at her home recently, was
 mailed to her almost two decades ago, after she left it on a tour bus in

7. "Home buyer finds 113-year-old letter behind wall"
"A woman who bought a house in the southern Brazilian town of Laguna, found a
 113-year-old letter behind a wall"