a telegram having a limited number of words and sent slower and cheaper than a regular telegram.
The Curious Chronicle Of The Letter CThe English language is infamously difficult in part because its spelling befuddles even native speakers as letters take on different sounds depending on what letters surround it. Few letters exemplify this trouble more than the third letter of the English alphabet: C. Think about these words: cease, coin, chic, indict, and discrepancy. In this string of terms, C sounds like S, K, Sh, and in …
Origin of day letter
First recorded in 1920–25
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Examples from the Web for day letter
He hugged her hard and reminded her that she could send a day-letter by wire.Excuse Me!|Rupert Hughes