The other day I received that now rather unusual thing, a letter.
On the envelope, beneath my business address, was typed Attention: with my name after it.
Why is this – or why was it ever – necessary?
I suppose it helped postal delivery persons and mailroom workers a bit, but surely not that much.
My name at the top with the address after it would reach me with no problem, just like a non-business letter sent to me at my home address.
While we’re on the subject, I like addresses to go from the particular to the general:
Box, office or floor number