1946 : Post Office Disrupts Sending Home Laundry to Mom

December 5, 2018 all-day

The U.S. Postal Service prohibited packages over 18 inches long or weighing more than five pounds in order to save energy. Many students lost their ability to mail their dirty laundry home to mom as a result.

Source : “This Week in Daily History“, Michigan Daily, December 4, 2002.

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