This sounds like a joke, but it’s being reported by the Houston Chronicle: The USPS is removing clocks from post offices in order to allow customers to better “focus on the postal service.”
“We want people to focus on postal service and not the clock,” said Stephen Seewoester, Dallas spokesman for the U.S. Postal Service.
The USPS has removed clocks from 37,000 post offices as part of a “retail standardization program.” Um, correct us if we’re wrong here but:
• People carry timepieces.
•The post office is not a casino. People aren’t going to lose themselves in the fun and mail more letters than they’d originally intended.
Is this the best they can come up with?—MEGHANN MARCO
Postal Service fixes long waits by removing clocks [Houston Chronicle](Thanks, Jason!)
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