(n) the act of replying to a ten or more emails in a five minute period without answering or clarifying anything.
- I’m having trouble opening the attachment. Please resend.
- I’m not sure what this question is about. Can you send me some background?
- The 2010 numbers aren’t ready yet. Check back in a week.
- I’m not sure.
I believe even helpful emails can constitute email diarrhea. Sometimes you need to get it out.