Re: E....

Subject: Re: E....
From: Michele Davis <michele -at- krautgrrl -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 01 Nov 2000 14:21:56 -0600

Well, besides the fact that it looks stupid, and its now common vernacular to
say ecommerce, and email, nothing I guess.


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mike w wrote:

> MOS says "use lowercase and always hyphenate for
> clarity" when it comes to the use of "e" as part of
> word.
> To me though, if the word is a marketing phrase or
> product, the "e" should be capitalized in all
> instances. Seems it would take on a proper noun sort
> of status.
> Plus, shouldn't the "e" in "E-mail" always be
> capitalized, since "E" represents "electronic?" It
> would be an abbreviation, hence the need to capitalize
> the letter.
> Any thoughts?
> mike w.

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