Origin of snail mail
Words nearby snail mail
How to use snail mail in a sentence
When school districts reach out to families, they often do so through text messages, robocalls, emails, Facebook posts and snail mail.
Email promised to improve on the failings of phones, fax machines, and snail mail when it rose to prominence in the 1990s.The key to fixing work is culture, not digital tools|Nicolás Rivero|February 7, 2021|Quartz
This weekend, I sent out a snail mail newsletter about voting, wrote to my council member about a local issue, and sent a few letters to Kenosha.Letter-writing staved off lockdown loneliness. Now it’s getting out the vote.|Tanya Basu|September 18, 2020|MIT Technology Review
Whether you receive your stimulus payment via direct deposit or as a paper check through snail mail, the IRS will also send you a letter in the mail 15 days later letting you know that the payment was sent.Scammers Could Be After Your Stimulus Check. Here's How to Avoid Them|Patrick Lucas Austin|April 27, 2020|Time
“We went on to Tramp…He was the most hideous dancer I had ever seen,” she tells the Mail.
He said the video was “a promotional thing” that he received in the mail at his church office.Exposed: The Gay-Bashing Pastor’s Same-Sex Assault|M.L. Nestel|December 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I knew because I rifled through his mail that terrible October morning.I Was Gang Raped at a UVA Frat 30 Years Ago, and No One Did Anything|Liz Seccuro|December 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Hitchcock arrives about ten o'clock, reads his mail, and answers the few phone calls he gets.Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days|David Freeman|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“For the record, I do not believe unions belong in government—including the police force,” Sherk said in an e-mail.
So it went, the time passed, and he could scarcely wait until the stage reached the little town where he now received his mail.
Under it the preachers sometimes paused on their return from the postoffice where they received their mail every afternoon.
As soon as he has been appointed it is the duty of the referee to notify him in person or by mail of his appointment.
"I received this letter by the afternoon mail," said Mr. Carr, taking one from the safe enclosure of his pocket-book.Elster's Folly|Mrs. Henry Wood
Mail matter may be carried by private persons, but this is limited to special trips.
British Dictionary definitions for snail mail
Word Origin for snail mail
Cultural definitions for snail mail
A term used to denote mail sent via the traditional postal service, usually to contrast that process to e-mail.
Other Idioms and Phrases with snail mail
Ordinary postal service, as opposed to electronic communications. For example, He hasn't taken to his computer so he's still using snail mail. This slangy idiom, alluding to the alleged slowness of the snail, caught on at least partly for its rhyme. [1980s]