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write bring stick collect begin reach sail transport address pass
Many moons ago, it an age to send someone a message. Today, we have the Internet. We can instantly someone on the other side of the world a message email. One message that earlier this week was not so instant. A letter was from the English city of Bath in 1916. It then lost in the post. It was finally 107 years later to an address in London. The Royal Mail postal service in the UK said it was "uncertain what ". A spokesperson said she was delighted the letter finally , but had no idea why it was more than a century late. She said it may have behind a piece of furniture.

Before the Internet, people letters on paper. They then put these letters in an envelope. The sender then a stamp from a post office and it on the envelope. They then put it in a mail box in the street. A postal worker would the envelope and the letter would its journey. It usually took a few days to its destination, if the address was in the same country. It could take weeks if the address was overseas. It on a ship and was called "sea mail". Later, airplanes mail and we used "air mail". However, there was a slight problem with the letter that arrived 107 years late. The person to whom it was was no longer living. He away in 1951.

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