Fwd: Re: our appointment

Lynne Murphy lynnem at COGS.SUSX.AC.UK
Fri Nov 24 11:02:34 UTC 2000

I think someone on this list recently mentioned the countability of
'e-mail' (in the discussion of the countability of 'chad').  I just
got the following message from a (British) student, and the use of
'e-mails' struck me as something I would never do--but I think my Dad
might do it as well.  (Although Dad usually says "I'll see if I've
gotten any faxes"  And I say "You mean 'e-mail'."  And he says

>Hello Lynne
>I've just checked my e-mails, I'll be over at 11:30 if that's okay with

M. Lynne Murphy
Lecturer in Linguistics
School of Cognitive and Computing Sciences
University of Sussex
Brighton BN1 3AN    UK
phone:  +44(0)1273-678844
fax:    +44(0)1273-671320

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