Originally Posted by Gravy Queen
Tax , do you use post codes where you are , or are you just familiar with the UK post code system ? You are right of course , the long number is a UK area landline telephone number and then the HX bit is the post code .
Yup, we use postal codes in Canada. With X representing a letter and d representing a digit, the format is always: XdX dXd. Santa Claus has his own postal code: H0H 0H0. Many small towns have pronounceable postal codes. A long time ago, my postal code was: J0T 1R0. The nearby town was J0T 1T0.