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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR E-MAIL

Our e-mail reaches us as it reaches those to whom we send messages, even though most people have no idea how.

Determining the paths of an e-mail message is trivial for a machine, but almost impossible for a human being.

If you come across a long passage that you recognize, e-mail lucy2424 at sbcglobal dot net.

WORD ORIGIN

1982, short for electronic mail (1977; see electronic + mail (n.1)); this led to the contemptuous application of snail mail (1983) to the old system.

Associated Press style guide collapsed it to email 2011.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR E-MAIL

electronic mail

nounthe writing, sending, and receiving of messages electronically
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