You’ve probably sent multiple emails today already where you’ve CC’d or BCC’d someone. BCC being the sneakiest of office tricks where you basically send it to others without the the person on the other end knowing. But why those letters?
CC stands for “carbon copy” and BCC is “blind carbon copy,” These terms come from back when they would use actual carbon paper make copies of documents by pressing ink onto an additional sheet of paper underneath. You could also make the “Blind carbon copies” which would hide the fact you made a copy from the original recipient. Just like emails!
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