In the last few weeks I have received several items of mail for addresses with the same house number as mine but completely different roads (including two cafes, named as part of the address. Surely it should be obvious to anybody that my house is not a cafe).
I have also got mail for other house numbers in my own road, one of which was a bank statement which I opened by mistake (I resisted the temptation to look at it
Yesterday I got a catalogue for somebody with the same house number but different roads.
When the post came today, I gave it to the postie. His response "I wasn't working yesterday."
Then I looked at today's post. It included a letter clearly marked for the house next door.
So I called him back and gave that back to him as well. His response "Well it's only for next door" (meaning, you could have put that through their letter box yourself, couldn't you?)
Er, yes I could, but I'm bloody sick of delivering other people's post.
Where do they get these people from?
What really worries me is where my own mail is going. Apart from things I know have definitely gone missing, It's the things I don't know about