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Help with Polish email address.


rebsengland 1 | 6  
30 Jul 2009 /  #1
Hello am hoping someone can help me. Am trying to email a friend who has left to go back to Poland because his work as now finished here. He doesn't speak a lot of English and i don't speak any polish (we are trying to teach our languages to each other). Am trying to type in his email, but google or yahoo will not recognise it. My friend has assured me it is the correct email. Can someone please tell me how i type a polish email address.

Thank you
Robert A 1 | 102  
30 Jul 2009 /  #2
Without giving the name of your friend, could you type the format of the email address?
frd 7 | 1,401  
30 Jul 2009 /  #3
Can someone please tell me how i type a polish email address.

Come on, is this a joke? There no "polish email address" there are different email accounts hosts in the world and all their email look the same you've got 3 parts:

login - which is the name of whoever you want to send your email to. It doesn't have to be his real name, it can be a nickname

@ - at sign separates login name from the domain name.
hostname - hostname/domain name of the company that hosts email service.
domain code - a top level or second level domain code or a country domain code
adding all the ingredients you'll have:

login@hostname.domain-code

In this case there's a possibility that the country domain code is ".pl".

I'm afraid nobody can guess your friend's email, and there's no magic involved in sending emails to one.
OP rebsengland 1 | 6  
30 Jul 2009 /  #4
nope not a joke, at all i just didn't know if ihad to put in any polish letters into the email.
Robert A 1 | 102  
30 Jul 2009 /  #5
i just didn't know if ihad to put in any polish letters into the email.

Without giving the format of the email address it aint possible to figure out what's missing, surplus or what you are doing wrong . . .
frd 7 | 1,401  
30 Jul 2009 /  #6
Hasn't he told you/ written the address down for you? It's probably pretty hard to spell polish characters to somebody who ain't polish and doesn't know the language. Anyways, special characters are usually forbidden in e-mail names - so that shouldn't be the problem. Maybe you just have some kind of typo in the address..
OP rebsengland 1 | 6  
30 Jul 2009 /  #7
ok thanks for all your help he has another friend over here so will go and see her and ask.

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