One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Mail delivery to a post office for pickup by the addressee.British term poste restante
- ‘As I have no mailbox yet at all, and have used nothing but the P. O. box for all of my correspondence for years, I will have to go with the general delivery option, at least for the time being.’
- ‘Till then, remote farming families had to trudge through all weathers to the nearest township to pick up their mail care of general delivery.’
- ‘‘Well, we only do general delivery for thirty days.’’
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