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Although I suspect that reading The Tightwad Gazette III is not going to reduce my monthly expenses by half, I did enjoy Amy Dacyczyn’s witty, unpretentious style and found her stories and tips inspiring and engaging. Because much of the issues discussed are still relevant, I almost forgot that her commentary and advice is from nearly two decades ago. Just then, I was jolted back to 2012 with one reader’s recommendation on thrifty communication.

Dear Amy,

Many people are using E-mail these days. They communicate through computers via Prodigy, AmericaOnline, or even free networks.

I don’t know if the fact that I am not really familiar either Prodigy or AmericaOnline indicates that I am ignorant or far too au courant.


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