The AP finally drops the hyphen in e-mail

Summary: Beginning Saturday at 2:00 A.M., the Associated Press will drop the hyphen in its spelling of e-mail as it recognizes it as a proper noun. It also will recognize cell phone and smart phone as singular, self-contained nouns.

Read the TechCrunch article here.



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  • #   Persephany on 03.20.11 at 6:10 PM     Reply

    I wonder if the “e hyphen” will soon be eliminated from everything, such as e-book, e-ticket, e-commerce… Actually that last one has already made the switcharoo. Well only according to some.


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