[Grammar] (the) email address

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nyggus

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Hi,

  1. Use the email address testemail @ whatever.com
  2. Use email address testemail @ whatever.com

Which is better?

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The first is better. Don't use testemail though. It looks like a mistaken singular version of "testesmail" ("testicles mail"). :)
 

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... and don't leave any spaces in an email address.
 

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... and don't leave any spaces in an email address.

Why not? With spaces it looks like a pigeon. Or an ice-cream. Or whatever (.com).

If you think I'm crazy, you're right. But I did not leave the spaces there because I'm crazy but because I didn't want the fictitius e-mail address to be formatted as a hyperlink. I did not find any other way of doing this (the forum seems to add hyperlinks to anything that looks like an e-mail address).

By the way, in the above paragraph, should I have written "I did not leave the spaces there because I was crazy but because I didn't want..." I think "because I'm crazy" is OK, but could you please confirm that I'm right?
 

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"... because I'm crazy" was OK there.

I realised that you had laid the email address out like that so it didn't come up on screen as an actual email address.
 

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You can work around the forum software with formatting. Here I put the at sign in bold: name@​domain.com.
 
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