Pushing the envelope

Dread phrase isn’t it, only ever uttered by some complete stinker into a mobile phone on a train; the originates of it are explained here. Otherwise, brown bills with plastic windows aside, I am in favour of envelopes; they are rectangular of course, and may contain exciting hand-written messages as they drop through the rectangular letterbox. My favourite kind are made of white laid paper (120g/m²) by the stationery firm Conquerer, the slight relief of the paper adding exponentially to the allure.

The white Conquerer with peel and seal closure

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2 Responses to Pushing the envelope

  1. johnnyneptune says:

    thankyou for the envelope we got today 🙂

  2. Stephen Foster says:

    You see, if you send a little envelope into the world you might get a reply. That is the beauty of rectangles in a (genetically modified rectangular) nutshell : )

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