The story of e-

@article{Schaffer2001TheSO,
  title={The story of e-},
  author={Deborah Beth Schaffer},
  journal={English Today},
  year={2001},
  volume={17},
  pages={22 - 26}
}
  • D. Schaffer
  • Published 1 October 2001
  • Computer Science
  • English Today
A discussion of the nature and productivity in Internet vocabulary of the prefix e- as in e-mail. I decided to pursue my own analysis of the prefix e- and some observations on the productivity of e-, the variety and nature of the vocabulary taking this prefix, the frequency and distribution of e- prefixed words in texts, the exploitation of words already beginning with e or other prefixes for punning or other creative effects, and, to a lesser extent, the appearance of other Internet-related… 
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