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When your email misses by 3,000 miles

A colleague sent his young-adult son an email about a possible purchase of a computer. My co-worker's son lives in Spokane.

But the reply my colleague then received came from a member of the Canadian navy currently in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

Apparently my friend had made one key-stroke mistake when typing his son's email address.

He said the fellow over in Maritime Canada could not have been nicer.

I wonder how that far-away sailor is coping with the lack of an NHL season.


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Features writer Paul Turner is a columnist for The Spokesman-Review in the Features department. He writes "The Slice" column, which appears six times a week and produces general features stories for the Today section.

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