My mailman, David, is the sunny-faced sort who brightens my block each afternoon, no matter the weather, with a glowing smile.
About 1910, however, a mailman was provided by the post office, though he still worked under the charge of the Chief Librarian.
They sat on a rock by the roadside waiting for the mailman's auto to come along.
The distance from Boulia to Springvale is 80 miles, the only traffic along it being the pack horse of the mailman once a week.
The mailman, to whom he expressed these sentiments, told him to cheer up.
I had a letter from him by the mailman yesterday from Fraser's Gully.
Most days in the winter, the only car to come by was the mailman.
“Here the mailman comes at last,” she sighed in relief, as she saw the man turn in at the house next door.
Let's sit here under the pines a minute until the mailman goes by.
A touch of the bruised foot on the floor brought the mailman groaning to his chair again.