mailstrom

(名詞) 電子郵件氾濫;數量多到爆的電子郵件。這個字是由 (e-)mail + maelstrom (大混亂) 拼綴而成,亦寫成 e-mailstrom, mail-strom

引句:
The White House does not comment on security matters and so wouldn't say how Bush's mail is tested. Nor would officials there comment on a practice employed by earlier presidents: telling certain friends and family to put a unique numeric code on their envelopes so the letters wouldn't get lost in the maelstrom (or mailstrom, yuk-yuk).
—John Kelly, "Answer Man: A Presidential Paper Chase," The Washington Post, July 5, 2004

Maelstrom: a restless, disordered, or tumultuous state of affairs

Mailstrom: where email is the source of that restless, disordered or tumultuous state of affairs...

There are real advantages to email, and incorporating the risk management tips into your personal and firm email routines will help you enjoy the benefits while staying safe from the "mailstrom."
—"Email: Preventing a mailstrom," The Law Society of British Columbia, October 26, 2009

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