Is it email, eMail or E-mail

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My boss is an old time programmer and he says the correct way is “eMail” but I strongly disagree and think it looks naff on the page and I like to write it as “email”.

Microsoft messenger likes to write it “e-mail”.

Do you think it matters?
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I always did it as E-Mail :)
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I've always used "email"
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I go with "email" becuase its short. :oops:
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yeah i always put "email" although on microsoft word if underlines it green and says that it is "e-mail"
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IBM participates in "e-business" and "e-commerce", so it follows that "e-mail" or "E-Mail" is correct.

Speaking of IBM, their site is down and has been for some time, anyone know why?


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i'm assuming that since he's an old programmer, the old way to write out programming vars etc is to capitalize the 2nd word:
eMail, myVariable, etc...

same thing as email to me - which is how I always type it. using a "-" is too much work :lol: :P
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http://dictionary.reference.com/search?q=email

they have all three versions, plus a couple in all caps. I prefer all lower case, no hyphen (those extra taps of shift and or - are so wasting my time
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