Today I found a nice batch of mail in my post box.

But then I saw this:

Does this look like I wanted it delievered to my own post box? 

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Comment by Sabrina S on April 16, 2020 at 10:38pm

Oh and @Sam: it is bread, right! There is "German Bread culture" written on it. There are tons of different kinds of bread available in Germany. I once read that it is due to the Middle European climate that allows to cultivate lot of different kinds of grains - in the south it is more wheat and spelt, in the north more rye. 

Comment by Sabrina S on April 16, 2020 at 10:15pm

Thank you all for your comments, people. I will try to think of putting the address on the backside in the next time. I guess that idiots of postal sorting machines are to blame, the postal workers most likely do not even look at it. Stupid machines. 

Comment by FinnBadger on April 15, 2020 at 3:06pm

I now put my return address sideways and on the back - it seems to help.

Comment by Samantha Price on April 15, 2020 at 12:11am
if u put ur return address on the back, thats far less likely 2 happen-- tho it does still happen on the rare occasion, so I've heard. btw, r those slices of bread on that postage stamp? germany has sure got some very cool stamps!
Comment by William M on April 14, 2020 at 5:49pm

ha. katerina, i love that your example in an envelope to me! :)

Comment by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on April 14, 2020 at 3:42pm

It happened so often to me that I now draw an arrow, or two, or three... to let the postal machine or idiot mail clerk know exactly where to "send to"! Otherwise it is returned and I throw away a lot of postage money, sigh:

Comment by William M on April 14, 2020 at 3:08pm

ha. i've had that happen to me before.

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