773 - Postal Zones. Reenter. Bougie.

773 - Postal Zones. Reenter. Bougie.

Update: 2020-05-28
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How postal zones led to ZIP codes. Why I like to put a hyphen in "re-enter." How "bougie," which today has a negative connotation, came from an older word that meant simply "middle class."


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Bougie was a popular word in the African American community for decades before "youth culture" aka the main stream found out about it.

Jun 16th
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773 - Postal Zones. Reenter. Bougie.

773 - Postal Zones. Reenter. Bougie.