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2011-07-29 11:50:00

Celebrate Scouting Forever Stamp Previewed on Social Media WASHINGTON, July 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Postal Service will salute the Girl Scouts in 2012 by commemorating the 100th anniversary of an organization credited with helping girls build character and leadership skills. The Celebrate Scouting Forever Stamp can be seen on social media and will be issued next year as part of the centennial celebration. Using social media to reach broader, more diverse audiences is an...

2011-07-28 10:00:00

Stamps Depict Four Iconic Vessels KINGS POINT, N.Y., July 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Postal Service today salutes the U.S. Merchant Marine by issuing 60 million Forever stamps to set sail through the nation's mail stream starting today. Related events will take place on the S.S. Lane Victory Liberty ship in San Pedro, CA, today and tomorrow in Baltimore, MD, on the S.S. John W. Brown Liberty ship. "The new four-stamp pane that we are issuing today features vessels that...

Word of the Day
  • A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
This comes from the Russian word for 'bachelors.'