Re: Email versus e-mail

Subject: Re: Email versus e-mail
From: Geoff Lane <geoff -at- gjctech -dot- co -dot- uk>
To: TECHWR-L <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 17 Jul 2006 19:18:59 +0100

On Monday, July 17, 2006, Jones, Donna wrote;

> I don't know why, but the abbreviation "email" instead of "e-mail" bugs
> me, though I know that both are common.

FWIW, I asked the same question when I saw a recent post. MS Manual of
style 2nd Edition V3 requires the hypen, as does every style guide
that I've used over the last five or six years. That said, I see an
increasing incidence of "email" in informal correspondence and I
suspect that it's only a matter of time before that becomes the
preferred version <g>



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