Still use a hyphen in the word email? Mashable does not, as you can see — and as of Monday, neither does the New York Times. “By popular demand, we’re going to remove the hyphen…
This is a short, but interesting article. What people often forget is that language is always changing. That includes how made-up words, like "e-mail" or "email" (whichever you prefer) evolve into its final form. I will admit I’ve used them interchangeably, although I try to be consistent in a single document if I can. I tend to think of "e-mail" being more formal than "email". Isn’t that funny that I think that way? Anyway, this article shows how major style guide leaders are starting to decide for us what’s acceptable and what’s not.
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