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“Meails”: Email About ME

Seth Godin’s post on Reed Elsevier’s spam has a gem of a neologism: “meail”, referring self-important marketing spam email which only cares about the sender, not the recipient.

No prior uses found with quick Google or Wikipedia searches. Nice metathesis, Seth!

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    3 Responses to ““Meails”: Email About ME”
    1. Seth Godin says:

      It was a typo!!

      yikes.

    2. Ciaran says:

      Seth you know you’ve really made it (although I’m pretty sure you knew it a long time ago) when people even think that your typos are words of wisdow….

      Can I just take ownership of the neologism teh - it refers to a time when a busy blogger forgets to spell-check their work…