alaric at caerllewys.net
Wed Jul 9 20:02:01 CDT 2003
On Wed, Jul 09, 2003 at 08:54:40PM -0400, Michael Schiller wrote:
> That reminds me of the time I sent a computer to the United Kingdom, I
> had to send it via the USPS, and when I got to the counter, the lady
> there had never heard of the UK, and was asking me if it was a small
> country in Africa! When I told her it was England, she made me take the
> package, cross off United Kingdom, and write in England, then she was
> happy to send it. The real question is: Should I be amazed that some
> folks don't know what the UK is?
I had to tell a Post Office clerk once, "No, not New England. ENGLAND.
You know, it's a country outside the US?"
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