I host a website for a friend and colleague who runs a small business.
Rather than deleting or ignoring emails that are incorrectly addressed (as most email services would), I prefer to redirect them all to a postmaster account, which I check periodically for emails. Most of them are spam – randomly generated usernames and such sent to random domains – most of these are caught by the spam filters, and the rest I just delete.
However, I am still surprised at the number of valid but badly addressed emails that get through! I set up email aliases for them so that future emails will get through.
I thought I would post a list of the aliases I’ve had to set up – it’s getting long enough and strange enough to be funny now! My friend’s name is Jacque (usually pronounced “Jack” or “Jackie”).
I’ve also had to set up sale, www.sale, and www.sales as aliases for their sales email address too!