E-mail with a hyphen?

Subject: E-mail with a hyphen?
From: "Scott J. Wilson" <scott -at- WWTC -dot- TIMEPLEX -dot- COM>
Date: Mon, 23 Jan 1995 07:00:05 -0800

Tim McGee, quoting someone else:

>> If the trend went toward omitting the hyphen (email), I would
>> probably be able to live with that. But I see no logical reason
>> at all for capitalizing any part of it (unless of course it
>> begins a sentence, in which case the e would be capitalized).

Then Tim wrote:

>The trend will, most likely, be toward omitting the hyphen for the same reason
>that "high school" became "high-school" became "highschool." As a neologism,
>"e-mail" began in phase two of the normal progression, and may, because of
>accelerated use, achieve the normal final phase of "email" at an accelerated
>pace.

My question is: When did "high school" (two words) become *either*
hyphenated or one word?


Scott J. Wilson, (310) 443-4028, 70541,1466, scott -at- wwtc -dot- timeplex -dot- com

"What is hateful to you, do not to your fellowman. That is the whole of the
Torah (Law); all the rest is commentary." Rabbi Hillel


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