ZIP + 4
[ zip pluhs fawr, fohr ]
/ ˈzɪp ˌplʌs ˈfɔr, ˈfoʊr /
a zip code of nine digits, used to facilitate accurate and prompt delivery of mail.
What Does “ZIP Code” Stand For?It’s a hectic time of year for the U.S. Postal Service. Those packages you ordered on Cyber Monday are steadily arriving. You’re probably even receiving a few holiday greetings the old-fashioned way — snail mail. The half million employees who work for the USPS rely heavily on the five- or nine-digit ZIP codes for efficient and reliable mail delivery. So, it makes sense that the …
4 Ways To Structure Your SentencesThe four types of sentence structures are simple, compound, complex, and compound-complex. The quantity and arrangement of clauses determines the makeup of each type of sentence structure. A clause is a grouping of words with both a subject and a verb that can (but doesn’t always) form a sentence. If the clause can form a complete thought on its own, it’s considered an independent clause. …
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