email vs e-mail : Common Errors in English

About email vs e-mail

Although the spelling “email” is extremely popular, many people prefer “e-mail,” which follows the same pattern as “e-commerce.” The “E” stands for “electronic.”

email Meaning(s)

  • (n) (computer science) a system of world-wide electronic communication in which a computer user can compose a message at one terminal that can be regenerated at the recipient's terminal when the recipient logs in
  • (v) communicate electronically on the computer

e-mail Meaning(s)

  • (n) (computer science) a system of world-wide electronic communication in which a computer user can compose a message at one terminal that can be regenerated at the recipient's terminal when the recipient logs in
  • (v) communicate electronically on the computer

email in News

  1. Yahoo email is like a box of chocolates

    You never know who you are going to get. Yahoo has announced that starting mid-July, it is going to begin recycling email addresses. All Yahoo email addresses that have been inactive for 12 months or longer, will be made available again. Users will be able to stake claims on desired and expired Yahoo email addresses on a first-come, first serve basis. This sounds like a fun thing for Yahoo users ...
    on June 13, 2013 Source: BetaNews

  2. Unsent Jobs email deals blow to Apple in DoJ e-book case

    As a result of an email written by former CEO Steve Jobs, Apple may have suffered a significant blow at the e-book antitrust trial being pursued by the Department of Justice. Fortune reports that the head of Apple's iBookstore, Keith Moerer, testified yesterday that Apple had never asked or pressured any book publisher into changing contracts with Amazon from a wholesale model to Apple's ...
    on June 12, 2013 Source: MacNN

  3. Email Marketers Can Find 21 Steps for Email Deliverability in New eBook From TowerData

    Email marketers are continuously striving to ensure more of their carefully crafted emails reach their intended recipients. To help enhance email deliverability and improve email marketers' click and conversion ...
    on June 11, 2013 Source: Marketwired via Yahoo! Finance

e-mail in News

  1. Google Halts Attempts to Hack Iranian E-Mail Accounts

    Google Inc. says it has detected and blocked attempts from within Iran to steal the e-mail account details for tens of thousands of Iranians ahead of the country’s presidential election this week.
    on June 13, 2013 Source: Bloomberg

  2. Apple fires back at DOJ with actual e-mail from Jobs

    Justice Department presents a draft e-mail it said proved collusion, but Apple responds with e-mail actually sent that contained different content and tone. Originally posted at News - Apple
    on June 13, 2013 Source: CNET

  3. E-mail shows concert promoter knew Michael Jackson was ‘shooting up': lawyers

    The concert promoter who handled Michael Jackson’s final shows was confronted by a bombshell e-mail yesterday that contradicted company claims that officials didn’t know about his struggles with drugs. Lawyers representing Jackson’s family in a lawsuit against concert titan AEG Live forced company CEO Randy Phillips to...
    on June 11, 2013 Source: New York Post

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