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"Swedish post horn" sounds like it should mean something
January 11, 2007 6:35 PM   Subscribe

Arago: People, Postage & the Post is the online database of the National Postal Museum. It has lots and lots of lovely things. Some examples are a high quality scan of an 18th Century envelope, a sampling of comic strips featuring mail carriers, a collection of stamps on the theme of map projection and a Swedish post horn.
posted by Kattullus (10 comments total)

 
Yay! I love the Postal Museum! (Not to be confused with DC's Old Post Office, where I used to work.)
posted by bardic at 6:42 PM on January 11, 2007


I, on the other hand, used to work in the same building as the Postal Museum. Amazing place--imagine me, new to DC, first professional job out of school, walking into that building for the first time. Plus, there's a brew pub and an actual working post office, which is now where I go to pick up packages, since I live nearby.
posted by MrMoonPie at 6:50 PM on January 11, 2007


Mmmmm....Swedish host porn!
posted by sourwookie at 6:58 PM on January 11, 2007 [1 favorite]


Damn. Didn't see the poster beat me to the joke.
posted by sourwookie at 6:59 PM on January 11, 2007


Thanks, kattullus! I love the national postal museum and haven't been in a few years.
posted by shoepal at 8:45 PM on January 11, 2007


As someone who’s been enchanted with stamps—this is so cool!
posted by hadjiboy at 10:15 PM on January 11, 2007


I like this post a lot... 49.
posted by staggernation at 10:17 PM on January 11, 2007


Thanks, but what does 49 mean?
posted by Kattullus at 10:37 AM on January 12, 2007


49
posted by bardic at 5:01 PM on January 12, 2007


Thanks, Bardic, I guess my normally well-honed pun-detecting skills were asleep. I literally slapped my forehead.
posted by Kattullus at 5:30 PM on January 12, 2007


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