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Thursday, 27 June 2013

Personal and Private: a rant.

Email is wonderful.

Wonderful.

It's necessary to bear in mind, though, that the title box of an email is of limited size.

This would surely have prevented a certain large and, one would have thought, media-savvy organisation from sending me something very dodgy indeed.

At least, it looked jolly dodgy.

YOUTUBE IS SENDING YOU A PERSONAL MESS

it said.

I deleted it unread.

Word To Use Today: message. This word comes from the Latin missus, which is part of the word mittere, to send.

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