Here's an interesting fact: "re:" in a subject line isn't short for "reply" or "regarding". Rather, it's Latin; re is the ablative singular of res, meaning "thing, matter, topic", and the "re:" in your subject line is short for in re, which means "in the matter of" or "with regard to".

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@noelle so "re:" _is_ short for "with regard to" (through several hoop-jumps)

@noelle wait, it also means it's the same word as the phrase "in medias res"?

That would imply that putting "medias re:"* in the topic line would let me skip any introduction :D :D :D

(* or whatever form "medias" turn into here. "media re"? "medium re"?)

@noelle that's not going to get ambiguous fast.....

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