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  1. Senior Member
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    return mail, returnd mail, return-mail


    If the postman fails to deliver our mail, he would return the mail to our office.


    How can we call such "mails"?
    Can I call it whatever I like on my CV?

    Possible choices (on my CV) :

    1) Managing return mail
    2) Managing returnd mail
    3) Managing return-mail


  2. Barb_D's Avatar
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    Re: return mail, returnd mail, return-mail

    #2, but with the missing e: Returned mail.

    Though I would suggest "undeliverable" mail.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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