The phone rings. You answer. The voice on the other end says, “Hey, Art, buddy. How are you doin’?”
You don’t recognize the voice. He never identified himself – and now you’re in an awkward position.
Do you play along hoping you’ll soon figure out who it is? Or do you embarrassingly ask, “Sorry – uh, who are you?”
It’s the same thing when you get an email that has a “From” name and/or address that gives no clue as to who the sender is. Except … most likely, you just delete it and run the risk of missing an important email.
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