LINGUIST List 15.1458

Sun May 9 2004

Qs: Studies on Email Problems

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  1. Yann Lohr, Studies on "e-mail" problems

Message 1: Studies on "e-mail" problems

Date: Sat, 8 May 2004 18:25:15 +0200
From: Yann Lohr <>
Subject: Studies on "e-mail" problems

Dear Linguists,

I am currently looking for studies on "e-mail".

More precisely, does anyone know or is well informed about the
following two issues:

-problems of politeness in e-mails

-kind of information sent via e-mail in big firms (what kind of
information is sent without problem by e-mail and to the contrary,
what is the one that is not well suited to e-mails --> for example,
because people get upset ).

Every piece of information will be of help.

I will post a summary of responses.

A big thank to everyone.

Ph.D. student
ATER en Sciences du Langage
Universit´┐Ż Marc-Bloch
Strasbourg - France
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