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In Victorian England which profession were popularly called "robins"?

Question #53470. Asked by puzzlerguy.
Last updated Aug 10 2022.

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Those were the nicknames of postal workers, letter carriers back then.
‘Postmen in the Victorian era were nicknamed ‘robins’ because of their red uniforms. ‘A picture of a robin on a Christmas card represented the postman, delivering the card.

Response last updated by gtho4 on Aug 10 2022.
Dec 26 2004, 8:29 AM
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