from the *my*-letter-carrier-doesn't-show-after-an-inch-of-snow dept.
Alexander Burke writes: "The Annals of Improbable Research has a sidesplitting account of their research into exactly what the USPS will tolerate. They mailed various items -- ranging from the absurd to the grotesque, usually without packaging -- to various real domestic addresses. Said items include a hammer, a rose, a ski (!), a tooth, a brick, a helium balloon, a bottle of water, and many more. It's pure craziness, and definitely worth a read!"
"Your stupidity, Allen, is simply not up to par."
-- Dave Mack (mack@inco.UUCP)
-- Allen Gwinn (firstname.lastname@example.org), in alt.flame