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Nixie

Slang; mail that is returned to the sender because its address is illegible, nonexistent or otherwise nondeliverable.
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El rey de las nixies lo supo y reclamo que fuese castigado.
The fact of the matter is that nixies just aren't that important in list evaluation.
Following are summaries of our latest post-analysis, which justified for us the use of NES (Nixie Elimination Service) True Nixies and LACS (Locatable Address Correction Service).
After we get back the nixies, we may mail a full promotion package to that list.
You wouldn't normally do this on a rental list, but put it on a portion of the list, say 1,000 envelopes, and the number of nixies you receive will tell you a lot about the list.
Most also indicate nixies, for cases when no new address is known but the old address is definitely incorrect.
I was sure the post office lost the mailing but we did get back enough nixies that I had to accept that it had been mailed.