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Posted by Minuit on January 24, 2001

In Reply to: Further information posted by R. Berg on January 24, 2001

Many thanks to R. Berg.

It is indeed a legal question -- the law requires that the government reply to a defendant's "not guilty" plea "by return mail" and the reply was posted about 18 months later. I was unable to find anything in the statutes or law books regarding the meaning of "by return mail" and so I turned to this forum, with gratifying results.

Thanks again! And I'll check the latest OED.