Letters: Nov. 29, 1982

Catalogue Mania

To the Editors:

Your issue on catalogues [Nov. 8] arrived in the mail along with four catalogues, an average day's count for our household. In three months we've received 145 catalogues. We have read them and have ordered from them. The best for service and refunds is L.L. Bean and Talbots.

Jean S. Ware Greensboro, N.C.

Receiving catalogues is a blessing for someone like me who doesn't get out. The United Parcel man is often the only person I see during the day. Whenever he comes, it's like Christmas, even though I've ordered only a small item.

Nina Pietsch Encinitas, Calif.

Although the yuletide season...

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