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Bev Parks wrote:
>I don't understand the resistance to omitting the hyphen. Do those who
>insist on the hyphen also write inter-net and mo-dem?
>T. Mazza replied:
>I like e-mail, and look at it as an abbrev. of electronic mail.
I'm glad you look at it that way, because that's exactly what it is.
Just as internet is an abbreviation for interconnected network and modem
is an abbreviation for modulator-demodulator.
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