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Check the archives for a discussion on this. There is a VERY convincing argument
to retain the hyphen: e-commerce, e-mail, e-business, etc. I don't remember all
the particulars at the moment.
Azileretsis Y wrote:
> Hi guys,
> Quick style question.
> My usual sources for style questions don't have this information so I thought
> I would ask this list.
> Is a hyphen used in ewords? For example, is it e-commerce or ecommerce?
> ebusiness or e-business?
> e-store or estore? Also, are people just adding e to everything these days?
> E-pets, e-life, e-money, etc.