Correspondence

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Historical ContextPlay
The term was more common when letter writing was a primary form of communication. SlideIn the 19th century, correspondence was key to maintaining relationships over distances.
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Decreasing UsagePlay
Nowadays, 'correspondence' for letters is less common due to emails and instant messaging. SlideDespite the rise of email, some people appreciate the intimacy of traditional correspondence.
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Professional TonePlay
'Correspondence' often implies formal or professional communication, not casual chats. SlideThe lawyer maintained correspondence with his client throughout the case.