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Old 11-07-2002, 07:12 AM
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Originally posted by r_k


But of course the reason it's called "carbon copy" is a throwback to paper memos, and instructions to secretaries on who should get carbon copies.
True enough. Some people have started referring to it as "courtesy copy" and "blind courtesy copy." I'll wager there are a fair number of youngsters who don't have a clue what a "carbon" is!