Meaning of SNAIL MAIL in English


n. The standard system of mail delivery in which letters, documents, and packages are physically transported from one location to another, in contrast to electronic mail [rhyming compound formed from roots snail and mail]. Context and source: "More and more companies and individuals are looking to e-mail as an alternative to the traditional means of sending information and documents, snail mail." (Computers, pg. 52)

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