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Why I never use email

The internet just slows us all down

By Terry Eagleton   July 2013


Brring brring: “Are you listening in on my private conversation?” © Vetta

I shall soon be the only EMV (email virgin) left in the country. I have never sent an email, though I’ve occasionally cheated and asked my teenage son to do so for me. Nor have I ever used the internet. I am no more capable of going online than I am of getting to Saturn. I don’t know how to text. I do have a mobile phone, but it’s immobile. I never take it out of the house,…

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