E-mail!

Subject: E-mail!
From: "Walter L. Bazzini" <bazzini -at- COMPUSERVE -dot- COM>
Date: Mon, 17 Mar 1997 07:15:54 -0500

From *this* peanut gallery, I think that anyone who's still capitalizing
"E-mail" (when it isn't standing alone, or beginning a sentence) outta be
taken out to the village green and "stoned" to death with AOL startup
disks. Although wide and accepted usage suggests it's time to drop the
hyphen altogether -- "email" -- it still looks stupid. As much as I've
fought against it (not out here), I have to admit, "e-mail" just looks
prettier.

Now, if I could only get the _New Yorker_ magazine, the _New York Times_
and the _Wall Street Journal_ to stop using "compact disk" and "computer
disc..."

--Walter L. Bazzini
bazzini -at- compuserve -dot- com

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