What do you call someone who collects postcards ?

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What do you call someone who collects postcards ?

Post by Andrew » Mon Nov 19, 2007 1:34 pm

Apart from possibly mad (or sad, according to my nephew).

I have finally been educated - I am a deltiologist.

OK. So you already knew. But I didn't.

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Post by MichaelDay » Mon Nov 19, 2007 2:38 pm

Very much an american term...
Personally I prefer 'Postcard Collector'
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Post by kevinramsdale » Mon Nov 19, 2007 6:06 pm

MichaelDay wrote:Very much an american term...
Personally I prefer 'Postcard Collector'
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I have to second that - tell people you are a "deltiologist" very much at your own risk.

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What do you call someone who collects postcards ?

Post by tonymckendrick » Tue Nov 20, 2007 1:09 pm

Anything you like, they'll be so engrossed in what they're doing, they probably won't hear you.

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Post by RAFPOL » Sat Dec 22, 2007 1:55 pm

:D I once applied for a job with a local engineering company. The application form asked what hobbies if any? I, being a clever little dickie, listed Deltiology. I thought "That will impress 'em !!!!!" I did get the job, but some months after I discovered that management was not too sure what Deltiology meant!!!! One opinion was that it was a study of rivers and their sources!!!!!!! Needless to say, now, when people ask me, I am a postcard collector !!!!!!!! "John Boy"

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