Date: Tue, 8 Aug 1995 09:51:27 +0100 From: debaron[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]UIUC.EDU Subject: Re: Counting those e-mails I got an e-mail from ADS-L, but I don't yet say, I got 5 e-mails from ADS-L. I say, I think I say, I got 5 posts, 5 messages, 5 email messages. But I think it won't be long, especially since all the 6 year olds in the neighborhood treat mail as a count noun. Dennis, you got 3 mails today! Dennis -- Dennis Baron debaron[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE] Department of English office: 217-333-2392 University of Illinois fax: 217-333-4321 608 South Wright Street home: 217-384-1683 Urbana, Illinois 61801