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    Are these sentence correct?

    Our mail to you was returned by the postman last week. Can you email me your new address?

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    Re: mail

    Yes, although we're all wondering how you'll send this written question when mail doesn't work and you don't have an email address. (It's obviously not a text or telegram, because your spelling, grammar, and punctuation are perfect.)

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    Re: mail

    I think you have misread the sentences. Someone sent (snail) mail to a person and the mail was returned as undeliverable. So the sender of the mail sent an e-mail to the person asking for his/her new (home) address.

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    Re: mail

    Quote Originally Posted by Charlie Bernstein View Post
    Yes, although we're all wondering how you'll send this written question when mail doesn't work and you don't have an email address. (It's obviously not a text or telegram, because your spelling, grammar, and punctuation are perfect.)
    I wasn't wondering that at all!

    "Your mail was returned by the postman" made it very clear that it was "snail mail" (postal mail) involved and that the person's home address is now out-of-date. The speaker is requesting (by email) that the current postal address be emailed to him/her.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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