Postal Workers In Finland Offer Lawn Mowing Service With so many people emailing and texting, mail carriers in Finland found themselves with time on their hands. Their monthly lawn mowing service starts at $75 and goes up if you have a big yard.
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Postal Workers In Finland Offer Lawn Mowing Service

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Postal Workers In Finland Offer Lawn Mowing Service

Postal Workers In Finland Offer Lawn Mowing Service

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With so many people emailing and texting, mail carriers in Finland found themselves with time on their hands. Their monthly lawn mowing service starts at $75 and goes up if you have a big yard.

MARY LOUISE KELLY, HOST:

Good morning. I'm Mary Louise Kelly. Spare a moment to consider the plight of postal workers in Finland. With so many people emailing and texting, mail carriers there found themselves with time on their hands. So they're offering a new service mowing lawns. You provide the lawn mower. They show up and mow. Monthly service starts at 75 bucks, goes up if you have a big yard. That way when you open your mailbox, you have at least one bill waiting. It's MORNING EDITION.

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