Re: Dumb question: is it "email", "Email", "e-mail", or "E-mail"

Subject: Re: Dumb question: is it "email", "Email", "e-mail", or "E-mail"
From: Laura Lemay <lemay -at- lauralemay -dot- com>
To: "Leonard C. Porrello" <Leonard -dot- Porrello -at- SoleraTec -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 7 Jan 2009 12:07:40 -0800



On Jan 7, 2009, at 11:57 AM, Leonard C. Porrello wrote:
> On Google there were ...
>
> 2,890,000,000 hits for email
>
> 7,830,000,000 hits for e-mail

You can't use a google fight in this instance because Google removes
the dash (google doesn't do punctuation, something that is insanely
infuriating if you're trying to search for code). You're actually
getting a google search for either e or mail. (and I'm not so sure
about the e).

Pick one and use it consistently. 150 years from now, assuming we're
not all wirelessly communicating through implants in our brains, we're
still going to quarreling over this.

Laura


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References:
Dumb question: is it "email", "Email", "e-mail", or "E-mail": From: Deborah Hemstreet
Re: Dumb question: is it "email", "Email", "e-mail", or "E-mail": From: Dossy Shiobara
RE: Dumb question: is it "email", "Email", "e-mail", or "E-mail": From: Leonard C. Porrello

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