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Consider it an unintended side effect of the digital age: today, mailing someone a handwritten note is as important as it’s ever been.

See, instead of deeming the handwritten note obsolete, the modern conveniences of email, Twitter and Snapchat have made the mere act of putting pen to pad, licking an envelope and searching for the nearest mailbox a truly monumental event. It conveys the communiqué’s higher level of import to both the sender and receiver. And you ought to know how to do it right—from the card stock to the stamp…

Herewith, a modern man’s guide to correspondence.»
 

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