The first commercial Internet electronic mail service, launched by MCI in about 1981. Vint Cerf was the chief engineer.
Reading mail was free but you had to pay to send. Users discovered you could communicate for free by sharing an account. One user would save a message as a draft and the other would read it and replace it with his response.
/ˈmækɪnˌdəʊ/ noun 1. Sir Archibald Hector. 1900–60, New Zealand plastic surgeon; noted for his pioneering work with wounded World War II airmen
[mak-in-tahyuh r] /ˈmæk ɪnˌtaɪər/ noun 1. Samuel, 1757–1811, U.S. architect and woodcarver.
[mak-in-tosh] /ˈmæk ɪnˌtɒʃ/ noun 1. a variety of red apple that ripens in early autumn. /ˈmækɪnˌtɒʃ/ noun 1. a Canadian variety of red-skinned eating apple kind of red apples, 1874, from John McIntosh (b.1777), Ontario farmer who found them in 1796 while clearing woodland on his farm and began to cultivate them. The surname is […]
[mak-in-tahyuh r] /ˈmæk ɪnˌtaɪər/ noun 1. James Francis Aloysius, 1886–1979, U.S. Roman Catholic clergyman: cardinal from 1953; archbishop of Los Angeles 1948–70.