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1.n. (posting) A message sent to a newsgroup, discussion list, or bulletin board: compareemail.

2.n. (postal or mail service) The official communications system delivering letters and parcels. The first postal services were established in the early 16th century, but reliable and affordable mail services for ordinary people accompanied the industrial revolution. The advent of email has led to conventional mail being pejoratively referred to as ‘*snail mail’, but physical commodities still require delivery.

3.v. To send a message by postal mail or to a newsgroup, discussion list, or bulletin board.

Subjects: Media Studies — Bibliography.

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