An Ingenious Postman


It’s been known how determined and ingenious some postal authorities can be. There have been many anecdotes about it and here’s one of them.

It’s said that a postal officer received a letter addressed to:


and correctly had it delivered to:

Mr. Underwood


About Edmark M. Law

My name Edmark M. Law. I work as a freelance writer, mainly writing about science and mathematics. I am an ardent hobbyist. I like to read, solve puzzles, play chess, make origami and play basketball. In addition, I dabble in magic, particularly card magic and other sleight-of-hand type magic. I live in Hong Kong. I blog at You can find me on Twitter @EdmarkLaw and Facebook. My email is
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18 Responses to An Ingenious Postman

  1. emmitsomo says:

    Mass being the wrong name anyway. But never mind…. 😉

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  3. Jen says:

    Reblogged this on My Insane Existence and commented:
    This was just too cute not to reblog.

    Liked by 1 person

  4. Reblogged this on Nesie's Place and commented:
    More giggles from Edmark at Learn Fun Facts! 😉

    Liked by 1 person

  5. Thunder Poet says:

    Aayyyyee.. That’s sly!!!

    Liked by 1 person

  6. Taranum says:

    Funny! Took me a few seconds, too!

    Liked by 1 person

  7. jfrels says:

    That’s funny. Took me a few seconds.

    Liked by 1 person

  8. Garfield Hug says:

    Wow!! Mr Postie is also Sherlock or psychic! An address from a few words!!☺👏

    Liked by 2 people

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