A Brooklyn mailman neglected to deliver around 40,000 pieces of mail; about 2,500 pounds of US mail were found in the home, locker, & car of mailman Joseph Brucato. When the mail was found, a spokeswoman for USPS said she didn't know when the mail from Brucato's route would be delivered. nydailynews.com/new-york/…
Steve Carell used to be a mailman and during Christmas, he would write notes to kids who would send letters to Santa and put it in their mailboxes. The note read, "Your letter to Santa has been picked up by special reindeer courier." youtube.com/watch?v=SmnSl…
People in the USA can send letters by leaving it in their own house mailbox, and the mailman will pick it up on their delivery route pe.usps.com/text/dmm100/s…
In the 1997 NBA Finals Karl Malone got fouled with 9.2 seconds left in a tied game and went to shoot 2 free throws. Before he got to the line Scottie Pippen told him "The Mailman doesn't deliver on Sundays". Karl's nickname was "The Mailman". He misses both free throws and the Bulls win. theundefeated.com/feature…
In 1926 a Pasadena mailman planted some avocado seeds intending to graft with the desirable Fuerte variety. The graft repeatedly failed on one tree and he was going to cut it down, but was advised to β€œwait and see what happens”. It became the mother tree from which all Hass avocados originate. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rud…
A partially paralyzed 75-year-old, was in his outhouse pit when the floor of it suddenly gave way. He fell through and was surrounded with excrement, urine, snakes, spiders, maggots and rats. He became stuck and it was over 3 days before the mailman found him. amarillo.com/stories/0915…
The longest jail term ever sentenced was 384,912 years, for a mailman who didn't do his job. trivia-library.com/a/long…
You can put a note in your mail-box telling the mailman not to give you junk mail, and they listen!

I shit you not. Just spoke with the mailman about it today.

A mailman was almost sentenced to 384,912 years in prison for failing deliver over 40,000 letters, 9 years for each letter. mentalfloss.com/article/5…
The mailman has a key that opens a little box outside each apartment building.

In the box is the key to the building. That's why the mailman doesn't have to carry keys for every building on the route.

I grew up in a house, so I just never thought about how this works until my girlfriend pointed it out.

A mailman made naked mail deliveries jsonline.com/news/milwauk…
With 9.2 seconds left in Game 1 of the 1997 NBA Finals between the Bulls and Jazz (held on a Sunday), Scottie Pippen told the Jazz’s Karl β€œThe Mailman” Malone that β€œthe Mailman doesn’t deliver on Sundays” prior to two free throw attempts. Malone missed both shots. The Bulls won the game. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/199…
The actor that played Willie the One-Eyed Mailman on 'My Name is Earl' is the father of Ethan Suplee, who plays Randy en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bil…
All Hass avocados are descended from one mother tree planted by a mailman in California in 1926 en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Has…
Mail carriers are NOT permitted to accept cash and cash equivalents, such as checks or gift cards. Carriers are permitted to accept a gift worth $20 or less from a customer per occasion, such as Christmas. about.usps.com/postal-bul…
The heart of the Buddhist Monk, Thik Quan Duc, who burnt himself to death remained completely intact, even after he was later re-cremated for his funeral. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Th%…
Karl Malone got a 13 year old girl pregnant when he was 20. That child is Eagles OT Demetris Bell. deadspin.com/386521/karl-…
Bob Denver, known as Gilligan and the inspiration for Shaggy on Scooby-Doo was arrested for receiving a package of weed in the mail cbsnews.com/news/gilligan…
There is a Legion of Super Pets in the old DC universe, made up of Superman's pet dog Krypto, Supergirl's pet cat Streaky and horse Comet, a shapeshifting protoplasmic blob called Proty and a super-monkey called Beppo. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leg…
20-year-old Karl Malone fathered a child with a 13-year-old girl in their hometown of Summerfield, LA. That child is now an offensive tackle for the Dallas Cowboys. He has only spoken to Malone once in his life. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dem…
Walking route postal carriers are required to take every available shortcut, including through lawns and gardens, and can be censured for not doing so. uspsmiscl.lettercarrierne…
The term "Whig History". It is used to describe the liberal fallacy and assumption that time will inevitably progress towards ever greater liberalism. Example, saying a country (such as Saudi Arabia) should be more progressive by now, because it's 2015. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Whi…
The USPS and Amazon worked out an agreement to deliver packages to customers on Sundays. usatoday.com/story/tech/2…
Patton Oswalt once stood completely motionless for the first 3 minutes of a 'King of Queens' episode. splitsider.com/2011/11/pa…
There is a word, "Qualtagh", that means "the first person one encounters after leaving your home". hellogiggles.com/words-th…
The town of Nalcrest, Florida is populated exclusively by retired postal workers, and this is reflected in the full name of the town, "National Association of Letter Carriers Retirement, Education, Security, and Training". en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nal…
The US Postal Service has its own law enforcement division, with has fully uniformed (and armed) officers. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Uni…
If you add up the digits of any multiple of 9 until there is only one digit left, you will always end up with nine.

I realized this before going to sleep a couple of days ago.

Example 9x2=18; 1+8=9. 9x123=1107; 1+1+0+7=9.

Also: 9x11=99; 9+9=18. BUT 1+8=9!

In the US, it's illegal to place an unstamped greeting card in your neighbor's mailbox and punishable by up to a $5,000 fine (8.3.2, 8.3.1) pe.usps.com/text/dmm300/6…

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