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意味・語源:Meaning / Origin

『snail mail』は、「snail(カタツムリ)」と「mail(郵便)」が組み合わさった造語。手紙やハガキなどの「一般の郵便」をさす言葉。


Meaning / Origin

“Snail mail” is a coined word that combines “snail” and “mail”. A word that refers to “general mail” such as letters and postcards.

The term “snail”, which is slow-moving, is used because it takes longer to arrive than e-mail.


English Speaker

使い方:How to use
It will take ages by snail mail! Send it by email. [郵便だとめっちゃ時間かかるよ。Eメールで送ってよ。]



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