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Topic: Non PBS Media Mail question

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Subject: Non PBS Media Mail question
Date Posted: 8/1/2008 4:18 PM ET
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I know that when sending books out MM, nothing else can be included. I recently sent books to my sister and mother for their birthdays. Would it have been OK if I would have written "HAPPY BIRTHDAY" on the backs of the envelopes?? Or would that have constituted a "letter" in violation of MM rules??

Date Posted: 8/1/2008 5:42 PM ET
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That should be okay I would think.

Subject: short notes such as that are allowed
Date Posted: 8/2/2008 10:41 AM ET
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A short greeting/explanation related to the contents is permitted, and not considered an "enclosure", so you would tell the clerk "no, just books" rather than get into a go-round with him on it in case he's having a bad day or a real stickler wanting to argue.

Date Posted: 8/2/2008 10:45 AM ET
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