E-mail or email: Which should we be using?

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7 years ago
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(Reporter: bwinton, Unassigned)

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Both E-mail and email.

As shown in the attachment, sometimes we use both in one screen!  :)

Mostly we seem to use "Message" instead of e-?mail, but not always.

(I'm happy to attach a patch, but have no opinion on which form to use.)

(Found while writing an extension in which I wanted to say "email" (or "e-mail").)

Later,
Blake.
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Oxford English states: "Email can also be spelled e-mail, with a hyphen; the spelling with the hyphen is now less common."
http://oxforddictionaries.com/view/entry/m_en_gb0261990#m_en_gb0261990

Even though respectable institutions like netlingo with "The Largest List of Text & Chat Acronyms" claim you must keep the hyphen to promote understanding that it's still electronic; we've moved beyond that. 
http://www.netlingo.com/word/e-mail-or-email.php
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