When John Robert said he was mailing a couple of pages from the New Yorker to me, I wondered why they never arrived. Today, they did … in the mailbox on our porch. It didn’t occur to me that John might use stamps.
I thought they’d come this way:
How mail has changed. Remember when we hyphenated and even capitalized E-mail, to differentiate it from real, regular mail? Now the electronic version is top dog and we have to say snail mail when we mean the paper kind.