Pat Oliphant for November 28, 1980
Man: Pray tell me the 9-digit zip code for this address that I might expedite delivery. Postal Worker: The book's right in front of you. Man: I can't, for the life of me, seem to find it in the book. Postal Worker: Then call the toll-free 800 zip code assistance number. Man: What's that number? Postal Worker: You'll have to write to the post master general for that information. Man: What's his zip code? Postal Worker: Look it up in the book.