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All about postcodes: facts and trivia

I don't know about you but when I'm addressing a letter, making sure the postcode is written in clearly legible handwriting makes it feel official - like I'm stamping the letter with an old-fashioned wax seal of approval.

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Stop Phubbing: The rules for modern phone etiquette

If you’ve ever been ignored in the company of a friend because they were too busy looking at their mobile, then you’ve been ‘phubbed’ (a rather inelegant portmanteau combining the words ‘phone’ and ‘snubbed’ to describe a very modern social phenomenon).

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Find people and boost your career prospects: the shy person’s guide to networking

Though you may well enjoy spending time with people, you may not necessarily be an extrovert. Being naturally outgoing and sociable are fantastic qualities to have, but not everyone can be the life and soul of the party – some of us are just more quiet and reserved than that. So does this mean that in an ever-more competitive job market, the wallflowers amongst us have the disadvantage? Do only the loud and ‘in-your-face’ people get a shot at landing the best jobs because they are naturals in the art of networking?

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The art of finding and reconnecting with long lost friends

“A friendship can weather most things and thrive in thin soil; but it needs a little mulch of letters and phone calls and small, silly presents ever so often – just to save it from drying out completely.”

–Pam Brown

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Wacky telephone inventions that never quite made it

Smartphones are here to stay, but imagine if some of these wacky telephone inventions had caught on? You would definitely need to check a number from a laryngophone call.

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