Mail vs male

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Mail is a letter or a parcel sent by postal service. Mail may also describe the postal service, especially in the United States, the individual delivery of a batch of mail or the individual collection of a batch of mail. Mail is also used as a verb to describe sending a letter or parcel through the postal service. Related terms are mails, mailed, mailing. A second definition of the word mail is a type of flexible armor consisting of metal rings or metal plates. In addition, mail may be used in Scotland to mean payment of rent.

Male refers to the sex that fertilizes an ovum. The word male describes men and boys in the human species and the corresponding sex in all other species. Machine fittings that fit into hollowed fittings are referred to as male. Male may be used as a noun or an adjective.


Royal Mail faces potentially tough wage and pension negotiations this year but the risks are probably overstated. (The Guardian)

According to American prosecutors, Flippa Mafia ran an organised drug ring that used the United States Mail and other delivery services to ship cocaine from California to New Jersey. (The Jamaica Observer)

On any typical day, Brett Hochhalter shuffles door-to-door delivering mail to Pocatello citizens on his standard eight-hour route as a letter carrier for the U.S. Postal Service. (The Idaho State Journal)

Technicolor tunics, cheerful chain mail and suede boots with pointy toes — Mark Friend’s costumes for King John look like fancy dress. (The Financial Times)

During a panel discussion, Green Party leader Elizabeth May described Parliament as a “boys club” and said, “I’ve never worked in a workplace as male-dominated and testosterone-flooded as the House of Commons.” (The Huffington Post)

For some women, starting a new job in a male-dominated industry or workplace might seem intimidating, but it’s all down to minds. (The Daily Telegraph)