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The following if from a news story in a local newspaper:
The victims have been harassed with lewd phone calls for the last four months. Abusive emails and messages from random email IDs and mobile numbers stolen by the student also flooded the victim's mail and message boxes.
Is the use of 'random' correct in the above sentence?
Last edited by Olympian; 13-Jun-2013 at 02:50. Reason: Forgot to add the question
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Yes, it's correct because the email IDs are chosen at random.
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Does the random here means chosen at random or more likely unknown and unidentified ?