ZIP Code

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ZIP Codes are a seestem o postal codes uised bi the Unitit States Postal Service (USPS) syne 1963. The term ZIP, an acronym for Zone Improvement Plan,[1] wis chosen tae suggest that the mail travels mair efficiently, an tharefore mair quickly (zippin alang), when senders uise the code in the postal address.

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  1. "Mr. Zip and the ZIP Code Promotional Campaign". Smithsonian National Postal Museum. Retrieved 7 March 2013.