Airmail Redefined…and Again

In case you have not yet heard, Amazon is promising half-hour delivery using drones.

Among the a plethora of parodies, British bookseller Waterstones responds by announcing its new O.W.L. service. (Only just thought about this morning.)

Advertisements

4 Comments

Filed under Humour

4 responses to “Airmail Redefined…and Again

  1. The first parody response I saw to the Amazon drones was the possibility of rooftop-mounted SAMs at Sam’s Clubs and Walmarts. That was funny, but this is even better. It’s funny-clever, and worthy of being passed around, which I intend to do.

  2. sbkaren

    Hahaha, pretty funny! You think they got the OWL idea from Harry Potter? That’s how they sent lots of communications! The drones for Amazon are quite a few years off. It sounds rather eerie to me!

    • I’m sure HP must have been their inspiration – and so appropriately. And so much less “eerie” an idea than drones somehow – a soft wing-beat against the door, calling you from your chores, or the zip and clank of robot arms…

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s