Email Story : Always Check The Address

Always Check The Email Address Before You Hit Send

A lesson to be learned from typing the wrong email address!

A couple from Northeast India decided to go to Goa to escape from a particularly icy winter in Simla. They planned to stay at the same hotel where they spent their honeymoon 20 years earlier. Because of their hectic schedules, it was difficult to coordinate their travel schedules. So, the husband left Simla and flew to Goa on Thursday, with his wife flying down the following day. The husband checked into the hotel. There was a computer in his room, so he decided to send an email to his wife. However, he accidentally left out one letter in her email address, and without realizing his error, sent the email.

Meanwhile, somewhere in Delhi, a widow had just returned home from her husband's funeral. He was a minister of parliament who was called home to glory following a heart attack. The widow decided to check her email expecting messages from relatives and friends. After reading the first message, she screamed and fainted. The widow's son rushed into the room, found his mother on the floor, and saw the computer screen which read:

To: My Loving Wife
Subject: I've Arrived
Date: September 16, 2009

I know you're surprised to hear from me. They have computers here now and you are allowed to send emails to your loved ones.

I've just arrived and have been checked in. I see that everything has been prepared for your arrival tomorrow. Looking forward to seeing you then! Hope your journey is as uneventful as mine was.

Your Loving Angel,

PS... Sure is freaking hot down here!

Moral : Always Check The Email Address Before You Hit Send

Therefore, the moral of this story is to always, always, always check the email address you typed before hitting the send button. Help spread this story to Mumbaikars and Indians.

- This article has been issued for the Public of India by Savio DSilva (M.S.).