worse than that, and this is dating me, but I can remember when stamps were 3 cents, that's right, three. ----- Original Message ----- From: <talmage@xxxxxxxxxx> To: <bookshare-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> Sent: Friday, March 30, 2007 5:32 AM Subject: [bookshare-discuss] OT Star Wars > This is a bit off topic, but I thought as the Star Wars books come up > from time to time I'd mention it. > > The U.S. Postal Service has unveiled its set of 15, 41-cent 'Star > Wars' stamps to honor the 30th anniversary of the first movie. > > I'm not sure which surprises me more, the 41 cents, or the fact that > they are doing it, along with a promotional contest of some sort, posters, etc. > Even though I've been a long time fan, well I guess you could say a > 30 year fan, of Star Wars, I think this is a bit over the edge. The > other thing that amazes me is the promotion and contest. If you need > to mail a letter you get a stamp, so why do they have to advertise > and promote a public service run by the government? I never > understood back when Lance Armstrong was still winning the 'Tour De > France' why exactly the U.S. Postal Service was the teams sponsor. I > guess it just a good example of your tax dollars at work, and why > they need to raise the price of a stamp to 41 cents! Does anyone > remember what the price of a stamp was in 1977? I know it was in the > teens, but I'm not sure exactly what it was. > > Dave > > > To unsubscribe from this list, send a blank Email to > bookshare-discuss-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx > Put the word 'unsubscribe' by itself in the Subject line. To get a list of available commands, put the word 'help' by itself in the subject line. > > To unsubscribe from this list, send a blank Email to bookshare-discuss-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx Put the word 'unsubscribe' by itself in the Subject line. To get a list of available commands, put the word 'help' by itself in the subject line.