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Could someone who sent a letter in 19th century London expect a reply within 2 hours?

The official QI Twitter account (@qikipedia) today said the following: If you sent a letter in 19th century London you could expect a reply within 2 hours Is there any merit to this claim?
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Is the Australia Post CEO the highest paid postal executive on the planet?

There has been a lot of noise recently about how much the Australia post CEO (Ahmed Fahour) earns. One of the statements I came across was in this image that states he is the highest paid postal ...
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Were postal stamp depicting LTTE symbols and its chief, Prabhakaran, released by government of France?

There were news saying that France has issued or released a postal stamp of LTTE chief Prabhakaran. I am wondering if such stamps were issued by the French postal services. Here are the some sources ...