[Tagging] A place where letters & parcels are sent to be sorted so they can be delivered?

Dave F davefoxfac63 at btinternet.com
Sat Feb 25 10:49:49 UTC 2017

On 23/02/2017 20:01, Martin Koppenhoefer wrote:
> ok, the term might still be in use, but if you're not used to the term 
> it's evoking pictures like this: 
> http://lowres-picturecabinet.com.s3-eu-west-1.amazonaws.com/29/main/11/440889.jpg

I suspect that is still relevant for many hand written envelopes & 
awkward shaped parcels

> according to wikipedia mail_centre is the word:
> https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Royal_Mail#Operations
> https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mail_centre
> according to google, sorting office is most important in dictionaries 
> and mail centre is most important in the real world ;-)

This is interesting. From what wikipedia says, the building I was 
tagging in Britain may not be classed as a sorting office/mail centre 
any more, but a 'delivery office'. (only 28 taginfo of a claimed 1,356 - 
maybe a good quarterly project for Talk-GB?).


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